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Article 230 Low Res - Modem [1695Kb] Hi Res - Cable/DSL [5622Kb]        Page 5 of 6

Services

230.70 Service Disconnect - General

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(A) Location of Service Disconnecting Means

(3) Remote Control. Where a remote control device is used to actuate the service disconnecting means, the service disconnections means must be located at a readily accessible location in accordance with 230.70(A)(1).

Intent: This new rule clarifies that a remote control device such as a shunt-trip pushbutton can be used to control the service disconnecting means, but the disconnecting means must still be located at a readily accessible location either outside the building or structure, or nearest the point of entry of the service conductors in accordance with 230.70(A)(1). Figure 230-3

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