GFCI for eat-in kitchen outets?

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Old 05-12-12, 08:26 AM
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GFCI for eat-in kitchen outets?

I have two foor-level outlets in my eat-in kitchen on their own 20 Amp circuit with no connection to the counter-level outlets. The outlet closest to the kitchen area is about 5 ft from the counter and about 8 ft from the sink. Do these need to be GFCI protected o?
 
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Old 05-12-12, 10:41 AM
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No. Only those associated with the countertop, small appliance circuits, or an island in the kitchen will be required to have GFCI protection.
 
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