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Subchapter 5. Electrical Safety Orders
Group 2. High-Voltage Electrical Safety Orders
Article 19. Outdoor Wiring (Formerly Article 68)

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§2823. General.

(a) Scope. The requirements of this article shall apply to electrical equipment or exposed wiring run between buildings or structures. Equipment and wiring for service entrance conductors shall comply with Article 4. Equipment and wiring located in flammable atmospheres shall comply with Article 34.

Section V, General Order No. 95, 1981 Edition, Rules for Overhead Electric Line Construction of the California Public Utilities Commission, which is hereby incorporated by reference, shall be complied with in all features of line construction employed in outside wiring, except as modified by this article.

Section III, General Order No. 128, 1974 Edition, Rules for Construction of Underground Electric Supply and Communication Systems of the California Public Utilities Commission, which is hereby incorporated by reference, shall be complied with in all features of underground construction employed in outside wiring, except as modified by this article.

(Title 24, Part 3, Section 3-710-81.)

(b) Wiring Methods. Exposed outside wiring shall be permitted to be installed as:

(1) multiple conductor cable suitable for the purpose, or

(2) bare, covered, or insulated conductors in insulating supports suitably protected by isolation, screening, or guarding.

(Title 24, Part 3, Section 3-710-82.)

(c) Conductors. Overhead conductors shall conform to the requirements of Article 18.

(Title 24, Part 3, Section 3-710-83.)

NOTE: Authority cited: Section 142.3, Labor Code. Reference: Section 142.3, Labor Code; and Section 18943(c), Health and Safety Code.

HISTORY

1. Editorial correction including renumbering of former Article 68 to Article 19 filed 11-2-83 (Register 83, No. 45).

2. Amendment filed 12-10-87; operative 1-9-88 (Register 88, No. 1).

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