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2015 Virginia Plumbing Code

Product Code/ISBN: 5082S15

Works in conjunction with the International Plumbing Code to deliver standards for mechanical construction that comply with both the State of Virginia and the IPC.


Chapter 1 - Administration

Chapter 2 - Definitions

Chapter 3 - General Regulations

Chapter 4 - Fixtures Faucets and Fixture Fittings

Chapter 5 - Water Heaters

Chapter 6 - Water Supply and Distribution

Chapter 7 - Sanitary Drainage

Chapter 8 - Indirect Special Waste

Chapter 9 - Vents

Chapter 10 - Traps Interceptors and Separators

Chapter 11 - Storm Drainage

Chapter 12 - Special Piping and Storage Systems

Chapter 13 - Referenced Standards

Appendix B - Rates of Rainfall for Various Cities

Appendix C - Gray Water Recycling Systems

Appendix D - Degree Day and Design Temperatures

Appendix E - Sizing of Water Piping System

Appendix F - Structural Safety

Appendix G - Vacuum Drainage System


The Virginia Plumbing Code (VPC) contains the building regulations that must be complied with when constructing a new building, structure, or an addition to an existing building. This code must also be used when maintaining or repairing an existing building or renovating or changing the use of a building or structure.