kitchen circuit feeding other areas


Old 06-23-02, 08:38 AM
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kitchen circuit feeding other areas

I've got a 15 amp branch circuit I'm running in my kitchen that feeds relatively minor items: two undercabinet lights and the vent fan for stove. Can I extend this to my 2nd floor to supply receptacles to a bedroom?

I'm already well-covered in the kitchen with 2 branch circuits supplying GFCI's over countertops, a branch circuit supplying general lighting, as well as three other circuits. I'm just paranoid about NEC restrictions on kitchen branch circuits feeding other parts of the house. Thanks in advance.
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Old 06-23-02, 09:07 AM
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Yes, you can do this. You are wise to ask, since most other modifications to kitchen wiring would violate code. But circuits serving kitchen lighting are not very restricted.
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