Hot Tub - Residential

Hot tub installation requirements (not all inclusive)
  • May not be located within any easements
  • Lockable cover meeting ASTM F1346 required
  • Glazing (glass) within 5 feet must be safety glazing/tempered
  • Readily accessible disconnect in sight but more than 5 feet away
  • Underground wiring minimum 18 inches deep
  • Above ground conduit, including sweeps must be Schedule 80
  • Underground conduit may be Schedule 40
  • GFCI protection required
  • Jacketed wire not permitted (4 individual conductors in conduit)
  • Support under hot tub must be designed to accommodate the load
  • General purpose 15- or 20-A GFCI receptacle within 6 to 10 feet