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  1. Receptacles in Bathrooms, NEC 210.52(D): In dwelling units, at least one receptacle outlet shall be installed in bathrooms within 36 in. of the outside edge of each basin. The receptacle outlet shall be located on a wall or partition that is adjacent to the basin or basin countertop. These receptacles shall have GFCI protection as required by section 210.8(A)(1).

  2. All bathroom electrical outlets
  3. shall have GFCI protection. NEC 210.8(A)1.
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  4. Separate 20-amp Branch Circuit, 210.11(C)3: Bathroom receptacle outlets shall be supplied by at least one 20-amp branch circuit. No other outlets are allowed on the circuit. However, the circuit may supply the required receptacles in more than one bathroom.  See  ampere rating of receptacles . Bath1 Detail

  5. Receptacles in the face-up position: Receptacle outlets shall not be installed in a face-up position in the work surfaces or countertops in a bathroom basin location.

  6. Receptacles at Bathtubs, Shower & Spa Space, NEC 406.8(C): Receptacles are prohibited from being installed within a bathtub or shower space. This does not restrict the installation of a GFCI receptacle in the space under a tub or cord-and-plug spa/tub motor. See the discussion on the BCDG.

  7. Service Disconnects, NEC 230.70(A)2: Service disconnects (circuit breakers, sub panels) are not permitted in bathrooms.Bath1 Detail

  8. Light Fixture Above Tubs, NEC 410.4(D): No parts of cord-connected fixtures, hanging fixtures, lighting track, pendants, or ceiling-suspended (paddle) fans shall be located within a zone measured 3 ft horizontally and 8 ft vertically from the top of the bathtub rim or shower stall threshold. This zone is all encompassing and includes the zone directly over the tub or shower stall.FixtureAboveTub

    This prevents a person from being able to reach the fixture from the bathtub

  9. Hydro massage bathtubs.