192.353 Customer meters and regulators: Location.§ 192.353 Customer meters and regulators: Location.
(a) Each meter and service regulator, whether inside or outside a building, must be installed in a readily accessible location and be protected from corrosion and other damage, including, if installed outside a building, vehicular damage that may be anticipated. However, the upstream regulator in a series may be buried.
(b) Each service regulator installed within a building must be located as near as practical to the point of service line entrance.
(c) Each meter installed within a building must be located in a ventilated place and not less than 3 feet (914 millimeters) from any source of ignition or any source of heat which might damage the meter.
(d) Where feasible, the upstream regulator in a series must be located outside the building, unless it is located in a separate metering or regulating building.[35 FR 13257, Aug. 19, 1970, as amended by Amdt. 192-85, 63 FR 37503, July 13, 1998; Amdt. 192-93, 68 FR 53900, Sept. 15, 2003]