Chapter 5
PLUMBING CODE*

Sections:

8-5.01    Adoption of the California Plumbing Code.

*    Sections 8-5.01 through 8-5.20, codified from Ordinance No. 622 N.C.S., amended in their entirety by Ordinance No. 111 C-M, effective December 23, 1965. Sections 8-5.01 through 8-5.19, as added by said Ordinance No. 111 C-M, repealed by Ordinance No. 158 C-M, effective November 23, 1967. Sections 8-5.01 through 8-5.17, as added by said Ordinance No. 158 C-M, repealed by Ordinance No. 267 C-M, effective November 11, 1971. Sections 8-5.01 through 8-5.09, as added by said Ordinance No. 267 C-M, as amended by Ordinance No. 271 C-M, effective February 10, 1972, repealed by Ordinance No. 341 C-M, effective November 28, 1974. Sections 8-5.01 through 8-5.17, as added by said Ordinance No. 341 C-M, repealed by Ordinance No. 431 C-M, effective July 13, 1978. Sections 8-5.01 through 8-5.07, as added by said Ordinance No. 431 C-M, repealed by Ordinance No. 523-81 C-M, effective May 14, 1981. Section 8-5.01, as added by said Ordinance No. 523-81 C-M, repealed by Ordinance No. 618-83 C-M, effective January 26, 1984. Section 8-5.01, as added by said Ordinance No. 618-83 C-M, repealed by Ordinance No. 734-87 C-M, effective April 23, 1987. Sections 8-5.01 and 8-5.02, as added by Ordinance Nos. 734-87 C-M and 800-89 C-M, repealed and replaced by Ordinance No. 901-92 C-M, effective October 1, 1992, repealed and replaced by Ordinance No. 998-96 C-M, effective April 11, 1996, repealed and replaced by Ordinance No. 1076-99, effective August 12, 1999, repealed and replaced by Ordinance 1140-02 C-M, effective October 24, 2002.

    Chapter 5 entitled “Plumbing Code” added by Ordinance No. 1140-02 C-M, effective October 24, 2002, repealed in its entirety by Ordinance No. 1227-07 (CM), effective January 1, 2008. A new Chapter 5 is added by Ordinance No. 1229-07 (CM), effective January 1, 2008.

    Chapter 5 entitled “Plumbing Code,” consisting of Section 8-5.01, codified from Ordinance No. 1229-07 (CM), eff. January 1, 2008, was repealed and replaced by Ordinance No. 1271-10 (CM), eff. January 1, 2011.

    Chapter 5, consisting of Section 8-5.01, codified from Ordinance No. 1271-10 (CM), effective January 1, 2011, was repealed and replaced by Ordinance No. 1297-13 (CM), effective January 1, 2014.

    Chapter 5, consisting of Section 8-5.01, codified from Ordinance No. 1297-13 (CM), effective January 1, 2014, was repealed and replaced by Ordinance No. 1341-16 (CM), effective January 1, 2017.

8-5.01 Adoption of the California Plumbing Code.

Except as provided herein, the 2019 California Plumbing Code (Part 5 of Title 24 of the California Code of Regulations) is hereby adopted as the Plumbing Code of the City of Watsonville.

(a)    The following provisions are hereby rejected and not adopted:

(1)    CPC Section 103, Duties, Powers and Authority Having Jurisdiction;

(2)    CPC Section 104, Permits;

(3)    CPC Section 106, Violations and Penalties;

(4)    CPC Section 107, Appeals Board;

(5)    CPC Section 102.7, Moved Structures;

(6)    CPC Appendix A, Recommended Rules for Sizing the Water Supply System;

(7)    CPC Appendix B, Explanatory Notes on Combination Waste and Vent Systems;

(8)    CPC Appendix C, Alternate Plumbing Systems;

(9)    CPC Appendix D, Sizing Stormwater Drainage Systems;

(10)    CPC Appendix E, Manufactured/Mobile Home Parks and Recreational Vehicle Parks;

(11)    CPC Appendix F, Firefighter Breathing Air Replenishment Systems;

(12)    CPC Appendix G, Sizing of Venting Systems;

(13)    CPC Appendix H, Private Sewage Disposal;

(14)    CPC Appendix I, Installation Standards for Pex Tubing for Hot and Cold Water Distribution;

(15)    CPC Appendix J, Combination of Indoor and Outdoor Combustion and Ventilation Opening Design;

(16)    CPC Appendix K, Potable Rainwater Catchment Systems;

(17)    CPC Appendix L, Sustainable Practices;

(b)    No appendices are specifically adopted pursuant to Section 101.4 of Part 5 of Title 24 of the California Code of Regulations.

(§ 1, Ord. 1341-16 (CM), eff. January 1, 2017, as amended by § 1, Ord. 1398-19 (CM), eff. January 1, 2020)