Give the specific 1999 NEC references related to any violations you find. Write Joe a Violation Notice rather than sending in a copy of the Code rule. Send your response, in 25 words or more, to Joe Tedesco at 350 North St., Boston, MA 02113 or codeviolations@netscape.net. Please include your company name, job title, address, phone number, Social Security number and e-mail address. Previous winners are not eligible. Winners will be awarded $75 in the case of one winner, $50 each for two winners and $25 each for three winners.

HINT: This service mast was used to support the electric service drop and the communications drop. Also, the underground gasoline tank vent pipes are too close to the service point.


Ben Mickler, Owner of Benchmark Electric, Zebulon, N.C.

Cam Elvheim, Planner/Estimator for the Housing Services Center, Ft. Collins, Colo.

Khondker Ahmed, New York City Transit, Edison, N.J.

Violations of Sections 250-97, electrical continuity between cabinet and conduits; 300-10, electrical continuity between metal raceways and enclosures. This is not a neat and workmanlike installation and violates Section 110-12.