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Basic rules require headroom at working spaces near service equipment, switchboards, panelboards, or motor control centers to be not less than 6¬Ω ft.
However, in existing dwelling units, service equipment or panelboards rated at not over 200 amperes are allowed in spaces where the headroom is less than 6¬Ω ft.
Note: This rule that was really added to the code to address so-called "pre fabricated homes" now called "manufactured homes" and the lack of space for the service equipment.
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