Minimum Height for receptacle

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Old 03-31-20, 11:39 AM
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Minimum Height for receptacle

I am adding an outlet next to a toilet. Putting it at the same height as the other outlets in the house will make this outlet more conspicuous than I'd like it to be (it is solely for a bidet). As I understand it, there is nothing in the code that prohibits this. Is that correct? The outlet would preferably be about 8 inches off the ground.
 
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Old 03-31-20, 12:52 PM
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There is no restriction on receptacle height. They can be in the floor, the ceiling or anyplace in between.
 
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Old 03-31-20, 01:37 PM
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Bidet outlets are typically low and inconspicuous. Make certain it meets code requirements, generally GFCI protected 3 prong grounded outlets of at least 15 amps
 
 

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