Recreational Vehicles and RV Parks

Recreational Vehicles and RV Parks

RVs and the parks that accommodate them have special electrical requirements.

The NEC Article providing requirements for RVs and RV parks is sandwiched between Art. 550 and 552, Mobile Homes/Parks and Park Trailers, respectively. At 12½ pages, Art. 551 is the longest of the three.

RV vs. the others

To apply the correct Article, you need to know which type of occupancy you actually have.

Though it’s mobile, an RV isn’t a mobile home. Oddly enough, a mobile home isn’t really mobile (not in the sense that your mobile phone is). It’s a pe

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