The builder of my townhome allocated a "room" underneath my stairs to the basement and dug out the sump pump pit. There is a small door leading into the room and they drywalled all the wall and ceiling.
I have wired a dedicated 20AMP circuit (single outlet) for the pump with a 20AMP GFCI breaker.
My questions are:
- Is a light required for this "room" / space? My understanding is YES as it is a space which may require service (pump).
- Can the light be run off the circuit for the pump? Or does the pump need to be on its own circuit and I need to find another source for the light?
- And if I need to provide another source for the light I assume as long as I do not put the light over the sump pit, the source providing power to the light does not need to be GFCI?