Switch to attic light ~6' down the hall from the attic ladder. Acceptable?

The red X marks the spot where the light switch is for the attic light. Is this too far away from the attic entrance, or is this okay?

I would just recommend it being marked as such.

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It is fine, IMHO.

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I don’t believe there is a requirement for the attic light switch to be anywhere in particular - was mechanical equipment in the attic? if there is no mechanical equipment there doesn’t have to be a light at all.

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the furnace/evap unit

Up to the 2017 NEC there is no maximum distance required so the switch is perfectly acceptable where it is.

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case closed, thank you all!

At least there is a switch. On an inspection a few weeks ago, you just had to turn the bulb in the socket to turn it on. Of course, it was a little warm turning it off!

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