E3901.2 General Purpose Receptacle Distribution
In every kitchen, family room, dining room, living room, parlor, library, den, sun room, bedroom, recreation room, or similar room or area of dwelling units, receptacle outlets shall be installed in accordance with the general provisions specified in Sections E3901.2.1 through E3901.2.3 (see Figure E3901.2).
As used in this section, a wall space shall include the following: [210.52(A)(2)]
- Any space that is 2 feet (610 mm) or more in width, including space measured around corners, and that is unbroken along the floor line by doorways and similar openings, fireplaces, and fixed cabinets that do not have countertops or similar work surfaces.
- The space occupied by fixed panels in exterior walls, excluding sliding panels.
- The space created by fixed room dividers such as railings and freestanding bar-type counters.