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North Carolina State Building Code:Plumbing Code 2018

North Carolina State Building Code:Plumbing Code 2018

The brand new 2018 code is based on and integrates the 2015 International Plumbing Code

Price: $117.99
Product Code: 5721L18
Year: 2018
Binding: Loose Leaf
Publisher: ICC


The brand new 2018 code is based on and integrates the 2015 International Plumbing Code. Staying current with the newest codes is crucial to compliance. Don’t get caught with an old code and have to pay heavy fines, update your codes today!

Table of Contents

  1. Scope and Administration
    1. Scope and Application
      1. General
      2. Applicability
    2. Administration and Enforcement
      1. Department of Plumbing Inspection
      2. Duties and Powers of the Code official
      3. Approval
      4. Permits
      5. Inspections and Testing
      6. Violations
      7. Means of Appeal
      8. Temporary Equipment, Systems and Uses
  2. Definitions
    1. General
    2. General Definitions
  3. General Regulations
    1. General
    2. Exclusion of Materials Detrimental to the Sewer System
    3. Materials
    4. Rodentproofing
    5. Protection of Pipes and Plumbing System Components
    6. Trenching, Excavation and Backfill
    7. Structural Safety
    8. Piping Support
    9. Flood Hazard Resistance
    10. Washroom and Toilet Room Requirements
    11. Toilet Facilities for Workers
    12. Tests and Inspections
    13. Equipment Efficiencies
    14. Condensate Disposal
    15. Penetrations
    16. Alternative Engineered Design
    17. Carbon Monoxide Alarms
  4. Fixtures, Faucets and Fixture Fittings
    1. General Fixture Materials
    2. Minimum Plumbing Facilities
    3. Accessible Plumbing Facilities
    4. Installation of Fixtures
    5. Automatic Clothes Washers
    6. Bathtubs
    7. Bidets
    8. Dishwashing Machines
    9. Drinking Fountains
    10. Emergency Showers and Eyewash Stations
    11. Floor and Trench Drains
    12. Food Waste Disposer Units
    13. Garbage Can Washers
    14. Laundry Trays
    15. Lavatories
    16. Showers
    17. Sinks
    18. Urinals
    19. Water Closets
    20. Whirlpool Bathtubs
    21. Health Care Fixtures and Equipment
    22. Specialty Plumbing Fixtures
    23. Faucets and Other Fixture Fittings
    24. Flushing Devices for Water Closets and Urinals
    25. Manual Food and Beverage Dispensing Equipment
    26. Floor Sinks
  5. Water Heaters
    1. General
    2. Installation
    3. Connections
    4. Safety Devices
    5. Insulation
  6. Water Supply and Distribution
    1. General
    2. Water Required
    3. Water Service
    4. Design of Building Water Distribution System
    5. Materials, Joints and Connections
    6. Installation of the Building Water Distribution System
    7. Hot Water Supply System
    8. Protection of Potable Water Supply
    9. Health Care Plumbing
    10. Disinfection of Potable Water System
    11. Drinking Water Treatment Units
    12. Solar Systems
    13. Temperature Control Devices and Valves
    14. Partial Fire Sprinkler Protection in One-and Two-family Dwellings
    15. Full Fire Sprinkler Protection in One-and Two-family Dwellings
  7. Sanitary Drainage
    1. General
    2. Materials
    3. Building Sewer
    4. Drainage Piping Installation
    5. Joints
    6. Connections Between Drainage Piping and Fittings
    7. Prohibited Joints and Connections
    8. Cleanouts
    9. Fixture Units
    10. Drainage System Sixing
    11. Offsets in Drainage Piping in Buildings of Five Stories or More
    12. Sumps and Ejectors
    13. Health Care Plumbing
    14. Computerized Drainage Design (Deleted)
    15. Backwater Valves
    16. Vacuum Drainage Systems
    17. Replacement of Underground Sewers by Pipe-Bursting Methods
  8. Indirect/Special Waste
    1. General
    2. Indirect Wastes
    3. Special Wastes
    4. Materials, Joints and Connections
  9. Vents
    1. General
    2. Materials
    3. Vent Terminals
    4. Outdoor Vent Extensions
    5. Vent Connections and Grades
    6. Vent Pipe Sizing
    7. Vents for Stack Offsets
    8. Relief Vents – Stacks of More Than 10 Branch Intervals
    9. Fixture Vents
    10. Individual Vent
    11. Common Vent
    12. Wet Venting
    13. Waste Stack Vent
    14. Combination Waste and Vent System
    15. Island Fixture Venting
    16. Single Stack Vent System (Sovant)
    17. Air Admittance Valves
    18. Engineered Vent Systems (Deleted)
    19. Computerized Vent Design (Deleted)
  10. Traps, Interceptors and Separators
    1. General Trap Requirements
    2. Interceptors and Separators
    3. Materials, Joints and Connections
  11. Storm Drainage
    1. General
    2. Materials
    3. Traps (Deleted)
    4. Conductors and Connections
    5. Roof Drains
    6. Size of Conductors, Leaders and Storm Drains
    7. Siphonic Roof Drainage Systems
    8. Secondary (emergency) Roof Drains
    9. Combined Sanitary and Storm Public Sewer
    10. Controlled Flow Roof Drain Systems
    11. Subsoil Drains
    12. Building Subdrains
    13. Sumps and Pumping Systems
    14. Values of Continuous Flow
  12. Special Piping and Storage Systems
  13. Nonpotable Water Systems
    1. General On-Site Nonpotable Water Reuse Systems
    2. Nonpotable Rainwater Collection and Distribution Systems
    3. Reclaimed Water Systems
  14. Subsurface Landscape Irrigation Systems
  15. Referenced Standards

Appendix A - Plumbing Permit Fee Schedule

Appendix B - Rates of Rainfall for Various Cities

Appendix C - Structural Safety

  1. Cutting, Notching and Boring in Wood Members

Appendix D – Degree Day and Design Temperatures

Appendix E - Sizing of Water Piping System

  1. General
  2. Information Required
  3. Selection of Pipe Size
  4. Selection of Pipe Size
  5. Determination of Pipe Volumes

Index