- Outlets are not usually required in stairways, but some places consider them hallways and therefore require an outlet.
Over the stairs.
- At least one light for the stairs, more if the stairway turns. The code requirement for this is pretty vague, it just says adequate lighting. If you have more than 5 risers (steps) you will be required to switch the light(s) from both top and bottom of the
In my example:
- Add as many as you'd like. Can be nice on a landing, if you have one between flights of stairs.
- You can use these for your stairway lighting, but it's more common to install them on a photo cell, so they come on automatically whenever it's dark.
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