Chapter 15.20


15.20.010    Uniform Plumbing Code adopted.

15.20.010 Uniform Plumbing Code adopted.

A. Plumbing Code Adopted. Except as provided in subsection B of this section, the current edition of the Uniform Plumbing Code, including Appendices A, B, and I, published by the International Association of Plumbing and Mechanical Officials, as adopted and hereafter amended by the State Building Code Council in Chapter 51-56 WAC, is hereby adopted by reference with the following additions, deletions and exceptions: excluding Chapter 1, Chapter 12, and Chapter 15; provided further, that the requirements of the Uniform Plumbing Code relating to venting and combustion air of fuel fired appliances as found in Chapter 5 and those portions of the Uniform Plumbing Code addressing building sewers, are hereby not adopted.

B. Approved Alternate Plumbing Code.

1. When requested in writing by the permit applicant, the current edition of the International Plumbing Code, as published by the International Code Council, shall be considered an approved alternate for plumbing installations governed under the Uniform Plumbing Code.

2. When approved alternate plumbing codes are utilized, the entire plumbing installation shall be installed and governed under the provisions of the alternate code. (Ord. 1738 § 8, 2021; Ord. 1639 § 1, 2017: Ord. 1589 § 40, 2016: Ord. 1496 § 16, 2013: Ord. 1400 § 1 (part), 2010: Ord. 1276 § 2 (part), 2007: Ord. 1214 § 1 (part), 2004).


For statutory provisions regarding the adoption of technical codes by reference, see RCW 35A.13.180 and 35.21.180.

Prior legislation: Ords. 591, 696, 899 and 1044.