In a message dated 97-02-10 11:23:21 EST, you write:
>I know it's a good idea, but did anyone ever have a tower permit denied
>because it was within falling distance of electrical lines >250V?
>The local building inspector cites NEC 810-13, something that the tower
>cannot be within falling distance + 2' of power lines.
>County zoning thinks it's okay if 2/3rds of your tower falls on the
>neighbor's property, but the township doesn't want it near any power
>Again, yes, it's a good idea, but is it really "code"? (I don't have
>the NEC handy to determine if what his says is valid or correct.)
First of all, I would suggest looking up the NEC code. Are you going
to recalculate everything?
Secondly, guyed towers typically fall in a circle with a diameter
approximately equal to 30% of their height. There's a paper circulating that
documents it; it was written by a PE.
73, Steve K7LXC
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