Receptacles for single dwellings only shall meet the following requirements:

a) for each single dwelling, at least one duplex receptacle shall be installed outdoors so as to be
readily accessible from ground or grade level for the use of appliances that need to be used outdoors;

b) at least one duplex receptacle readily accessible from floor or grade level shall be provided for each car space in a garage or carport of a single dwelling; and

c) one receptacle shall be provided in a garage for each cord-connected overhead garage door opener and shall be located within 1 m of the overhead door opener.


Source: Rule 26-724, CSA C22.1:21, Canadian Electrical Code, Part 1 (25th Edition), Safety Standard for Electrical Installations. © 2021 Canadian Standards Association. Please visit