Running power to shed on existing circuit

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Old 04-01-19, 10:20 AM
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Running power to shed on existing circuit

I am looking to run power to a small shed in my backyard that is about 25 feet from the house. I am only needing to power 2 small battery chargers, and 1 light. My panel is getting pretty full, so I would rather not install another breaker. There is 1 outlet in the garage that is on its own gfci breaker. Is it legal to run off of that outlet, to the shed? It is a 20a breaker, and it is wired with 12 gauge wiring. If it is ok to do this, would it be ok to just run 12/2 UF-B W/G wire from the outlet, down the outside wall in PVC, and directly bury it to the shed? Or how would you wire up this scenario?
 
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Old 04-01-19, 10:29 AM
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would it be ok to just run 12/2 UF-B W/G wire from the outlet, down the outside wall in PVC, and directly bury it to the shed?
Yes. If it is GFCI protected you only need to bury one foot deep.

You will need a disconnect at the shed but a 20 amp toggle (light) switch is okay for that.
 
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