Outlet under bench, is that to code?

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Old 08-08-18, 05:08 PM
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Outlet under bench, is that to code?

We'd like to put a built-in bench in the corner under the windows in the attached picture. There's a couple of electrical outlets there. The top of the bench would be above the outlets. What code requirements do I need to be aware of? We could leave the front of the bench open if need be. Your thoughts are appreciated.
 
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Old 08-08-18, 05:35 PM
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Code says that they need to be accessible for service.
As long as you can get to them after the bench is built..... they are ok.
 
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