City of Pawtucket, RI
Providence County
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[HISTORY: Adopted by the Council of the City of Pawtucket: Art. I, approved 10-17-1967 by Ch. No. 1135 as Secs. 24-1 through 24-4 of the 1966 Code; Art. II, approved 9-11-1975 as Ch. No. 1530. Amendments noted where applicable.]
GENERAL REFERENCES
Inspector of Plumbing — See Ch. 50, Art. XII.
Building Code — See Ch. 136, Art. II.
Electrical standards — See Ch. 186.
Plumbing fees — See Ch. 202, Art. I.
Fire Prevention Code — See Ch. 210, Art. II.
Housing standards — See Ch. 247.
Mechanical standards — See Ch. 274.
Nonresidential structures — See Ch. 288.
Sewers — See Ch. 335.
Water — See Ch. 401.
[Approved 10-17-1967 by Ch. No. 1135 as Secs. 24-1 through 24-4 of the 1966 Code]

§ 306-1 General work requirements. [1]

All plumbing work done within the city shall be done in the best manner to protect the public against injury, and to secure good and satisfactory work in accordance with all state and local requirements.
[1]
Editor's Note: Amended at time of adoption of Code; see Ch. 1, General Provisions, Art. I.

§ 306-2 Repairing unsatisfactory work; costs.

The Director of Public Works may, within one (1) year, repair plumbing work in the streets or other public places of the city which is unsatisfactory, after one (1) day's notice, and collect the cost from the plumber who originally did the work.

§ 306-3 Violations of rules or regulations.

Every person who shall violate or fail to comply with any of the orders, rules or regulations that may be made or approved by the City Council relative to the construction and use or the repair or disuse of any plumbing or other connections with the water system of the city, or any order, rule or regulation of the City Council in the interest of the public health or welfare of the city, shall, upon conviction, be punished as provided in Chapter 1, General Provisions, Art. I.

§ 306-4 License required.

No person shall carry on or engage in the plumbing business in the city, nor shall any person make any connection with the water system of the city, unless licensed by the State of Rhode Island.
[Approved 9-11-1975 as Ch. No. 1530]

§ 306-5 Adoption of standards. [1]

There is hereby adopted by the City of Pawtucket for the purpose of prescribing regulations governing the design and installation of plumbing systems, including sanitary and storm drainage, sanitary facilities, water supplies, stormwater and sewage disposal in buildings, the Plumbing Code currently in effect in the City of Pawtucket. The whole of said code and any subsequent amendments and supplement are hereby adopted and incorporated as fully as if set out at length herein, and from the date on which the ordinance shall take effect, the provisions thereof shall be controlling within the limits of the City of Pawtucket. One (1) copy of the code shall be on file in the office of the Director of Zoning and Code Enforcement of the City of Pawtucket.
[1]
Editor's Note: Amended at time of adoption of Code; see Ch. 1, General Provisions, Art. I.

§ 306-6 Term defined.

Wherever the term "administrative authority" is used in said code, it shall be held to mean the Director of the Division of Zoning and Code Enforcement or his or her duly authorized representative.[1]
[1]
Editor's Note: Original Section 3, which immediately followed this section and dealt with amendments to the 1975 BOCA Code, was deleted at time of adoption of Code; see Ch. 1, General Provisions, Art. I.