NYC Electrical code for underground run

scottysMay 3, 2012

I need to replace/reroute the 40 foot underground EMT that currently runs from my house to the detached garage. If there is anyone out there can please positively confirm that Sched 40 PVC is/is not permitted instead of EMT, please let me know. I have been unable to find this information anywhere online. Again, I am looking for an answer specific to NYC. Thanks very much.

Thank you for reporting this comment. Undo
kurto

Contact your city inspector's office for the definitive answer. They'll be glad to answer specific questions like yours.

    Bookmark   May 3, 2012 at 10:25AM
Thank you for reporting this comment. Undo
petey_racer

Schedule 40 PVC is most certainly allowed underground. In fact it says it right on the pipe.

For a "NYC specific" answer you'll need to contact someone in NYC.

    Bookmark   May 3, 2012 at 1:09PM
Thank you for reporting this comment. Undo
Ron Natalie

Does anything (driveway, etc..) pass over the conduit? If so you may wish to consider sched 80 rather than sched 40.
Sched 40 is not rated for physical damage protection.

    Bookmark   May 4, 2012 at 10:28AM
Sign Up to comment
More Discussions
Troubleshooting Kohler 12RES Problem
I have a Kohler 12RES generator with an RDT 100 Amp...
sniffdog
Wireless light switch for switched outlet?
So we have no overhead lighting in any of our bedrooms,...
vikingshelmut
Dryer power cord next to vent
My contractor is enlarging the dryer vent hole in the...
phil2015
Same circuit for AC air handler and whole-house fan?
Hi, I've got a furnace/air handler in my attic. I was...
elofgren
Can I electrify battery-operated lights?
Hi all. Is there a way to electrify a battery operated...
eam44
Sponsored Products
British Rock Invasion Print
$39.99 | Dot & Bo
Arteriors Home Talia Electric Orange Wavy Striped Table Lamp
Lamps Plus
Serena & Lily Percy Stripe Duvet Cover
Serena & Lily
High Power RGB LED Flexible Light Strip - NFLS-RGB
Super Bright LEDs
Mono-Arc Bronze Wall Display Light
$163.44 | Bellacor
Hinkley Lighting 12-Volt 50 watt PAR36 Light Bulb 4450
$19.00 | Home Depot
Bronze Brooklyn 12-Inch wide One-Light Wall Mount
$336.00 | Bellacor
Lasko 1850 18 in. Remote Control Elegance and Performance Pedestal Fan Multicolo
$52.22 | Hayneedle
People viewed this after searching for:
© 2015 Houzz Inc. Houzz® The new way to design your home™