Allegheny County, PA
 
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Table of Contents
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[HISTORY: Adopted by the Board of Health of Allegheny County. Amendments noted where applicable.]
860a Table 860-102A
Article I General Provision

§ 860-1 Basic principles.

Article II Administration

§ 860-2 Purpose.

§ 860-3 Administration.

§ 860-4 Plumbing Board.

§ 860-5 Hearings.

§ 860-6 Variances.

§ 860-7 Penalties.

§ 860-8 Orders: noncompliance.

§ 860-9 Effective date.

§ 860-10 Unconstitutionality.

Article III Plumbing Requirements

§ 860-11 General plumbing requirements.

§ 860-12 Plans and specifications.

§ 860-13 Permit requirement.

§ 860-14 Inspection and approval.

§ 860-15 Conformance with code.

§ 860-16 Health and safety.

§ 860-17 Support of piping.

§ 860-18 Tunneling and driving.

§ 860-19 Open trenches.

§ 860-20 Safety precautions.

§ 860-21 Backfilling.

§ 860-22 Structural safety.

§ 860-23 Workmanship.

§ 860-24 Strain and stresses in pipe.

§ 860-25 Breakage and corrosion.

§ 860-26 Ratproofing; exterior openings.

§ 860-27 Freezing.

§ 860-28 Detrimental or dangerous materials.

§ 860-29 Industrial wastes.

§ 860-30 Light and ventilation requirements for washrooms and toilet rooms.

§ 860-31 Construction requirements for washrooms and toilet rooms.

§ 860-32 Fixtures for toilet rooms.

§ 860-33 Condemned equipment.

§ 860-34 Used material or equipment.

§ 860-35 Connections to plumbing systems required.

§ 860-36 Connection to public water and sewer system.

§ 860-37 Private sewers, water service and easements.

§ 860-38 Drainage below sewer level.

§ 860-39 Venting.

§ 860-40 Grade of horizontal drainage piping.

§ 860-41 Sewer and water pipes.

§ 860-42 Duty of owners and plumbers in constructing drains, etc.

§ 860-43 Toilet facilities for workers.

§ 860-44 Licensing of master and journeyman plumbers; registration of apprentices.

§ 860-45 Examinations.

§ 860-46 License renewal.

§ 860-47 Revocation of license.

§ 860-48 Suspension of license.

§ 860-49 Temporary license.

§ 860-50 Register of plumbers and apprentices.

§ 860-51 Fees and charges.

Article IV Definitions

§ 860-52 Terms defined.

Article V Materials, Standards and Areas of Permitted Use

§ 860-53 Approved materials required.

§ 860-54 Care in installation.

§ 860-55 Defective materials prohibited.

§ 860-56 Minimum standards.

§ 860-57 Abbreviations.

§ 860-58 Identification of materials.

§ 860-59 Specific usage.

§ 860-60 New materials, fixtures and methods.

§ 860-61 System identification.

§ 860-62 Potable water piping systems.

§ 860-63 Sanitary drainage systems.

§ 860-64 Sanitary vent piping systems.

§ 860-65 Storm water drainage systems.

§ 860-66 Chemical waste and vent systems.

§ 860-67 Fittings and approved alternates.

§ 860-68 Compression gasket joints and connections; approvals.

§ 860-69 Plumbing fixtures.

§ 860-70 Innovated piping systems.

§ 860-71 Cross connection control back flow prevention standards.

§ 860-72 Ventilation; toilet rooms.

§ 860-73 Appliances and equipment.

§ 860-74 Special materials.

§ 860-75 Recently approved materials.

§ 860-76 Ferrous pipe and fittings.

§ 860-77 Nonmetallic pipe and fittings.

§ 860-78 Valves.

§ 860-79 Miscellaneous materials and standards.

Article VI Joints and Connections

§ 860-80 Tightness.

§ 860-81 Prohibited joints and connections.

§ 860-82 Types of joint.

§ 860-83 Caulked and compression gasket joints.

§ 860-84 Threaded joints and connections.

§ 860-85 Soldered or sweat joints and connections.

§ 860-86 Union joints and connections.

§ 860-87 Flared joints and connections.

§ 860-88 Precast joints.

§ 860-89 Hot poured joints and connections.

§ 860-90 Cement joints.

§ 860-91 Plastic piping.

§ 860-92 Mechanical (flexible or slip joint).

§ 860-93 Joints between different piping materials.

§ 860-94 Connections between drainage piping and certain fixtures.

§ 860-95 Waterproofing of openings.

§ 860-96 Expansion.

Article VII Traps and Cleanouts

§ 860-97 Traps required.

§ 860-98 Drainage pipe cleanouts.

Article VIII Interceptors, Separators, and Backwater Valves

§ 860-99 Interceptors and separators.

§ 860-100 Backwater valves.

Article IX Plumbing Fixtures

§ 860-101 Connections to plumbing system required.

§ 860-102 Minimum plumbing facilities.

§ 860-103 Installation of facilities.

§ 860-104 Overflows.

§ 860-105 Water closets.

§ 860-106 Water closet connections.

§ 860-107 Urinals.

§ 860-108 Flushing devices for water closets and urinals.

§ 860-109 Flush tanks.

§ 860-110 Lavatories.

§ 860-111 Bathtubs.

§ 860-112 Showers.

§ 860-113 Sinks.

§ 860-114 Food-waste-grinder units.

§ 860-115 Dishwashing machines.

§ 860-116 Automatic clothes washers.

§ 860-117 Laundry trays.

§ 860-118 Garbage can washers.

§ 860-119 Drinking fountains.

§ 860-120 Special plumbing fixtures.

§ 860-121 Floor drains.

§ 860-122 Water conservation.

Article X Hangers and Supports

§ 860-123 General.

§ 860-124 Material.

§ 860-125 Attachment to building.

§ 860-126 Intervals of support.

§ 860-127 Base of stack.

Article XI Indirect Waste Piping-Special Wastes

§ 860-128 Indirect waste pipeline-special wastes.

§ 860-129 Indirect waste receptors.

§ 860-130 Special wastes.

§ 860-131 Approvals.

Article XII Sanitary Drainage System

§ 860-132 Determining size of drainage.

§ 860-133 Selecting size of drainage pipe.

§ 860-134 Soil and waste stacks.

§ 860-135 Minimum size of stack or vent stack.

§ 860-136 Provisions for future fixtures.

§ 860-137 Minimum size of underground sanitary drainage piping.

§ 860-138 Sizing of offsets in vertical stacks.

§ 860-139 Drainage piping installation.

§ 860-140 Change of direction.

§ 860-141 Fittings and connections.

§ 860-142 Dead ends.

§ 860-143 Building drains below building sewer.

Article XIII Vents and Venting

§ 860-144 Selecting size of vent piping.

§ 860-145 Material.

§ 860-146 Protection of trap seals.

§ 860-147 Vent stacks and stack vents.

§ 860-148 Vent terminals.

§ 860-149 Vent grade and connections.

§ 860-150 Fixture vents.

§ 860-151 Vents for fixture traps below trap dip.

§ 860-152 Venting requirements for floor set water closets and pedestal urinals.

§ 860-153 Venting requirements for wall hung valve operated water closets.

§ 860-154 Venting requirements for floor drains and similar floor level connecting fixtures.

§ 860-155 Venting requirements for water closets, floor drains, conductors or similar floor-level connected fixtures located on same horizontal branch of building drain.

§ 860-156 Circuit and loop venting for water closets and pedestal urinals (floor type-tank operated, valve operated-wall hung-tank operated).

§ 860-157 Common vents.

§ 860-158 Relief or yoke vents for stacks of more than ten branch intervals.

§ 860-159 Venting of sumps and sewers.

§ 860-160 Vents not required.

Article XIV Storm Drains

§ 860-161 Where required.

§ 860-162 Storm water drainage to sewer prohibited.

§ 860-163 Material.

§ 860-164 Size of storm drains and conductors.

§ 860-165 Buildings sub-drains.

§ 860-166 Construction of storm or clear water sumps.

§ 860-167 Subsoil drains.

§ 860-168 Traps on storm drains and conductors.

§ 860-169 Conductors and connections.

§ 860-170 Minimum size of underground storm drainage piping.

§ 860-171 Roof drains.

§ 860-172 Expansion joints required.

§ 860-173 Sanitary and storm sewers.

§ 860-174 Control flow storm water system.

Article XV Water Supply and Distribution

§ 860-175 Water required.

§ 860-176 Water service.

§ 860-177 Design of building water distribution system.

§ 860-178 Installing building water distribution system.

§ 860-179 Protection of potable water supply.

§ 860-180 Hot water supply system.

Article XVI Sizing Building Water Supply Distribution System

§ 860-181 General.

§ 860-182 Total daily water requirements.

§ 860-183 Determination of peak demand.

Article XVII Individual Water Supply

§ 860-184 Where required.

§ 860-185 Types of individual water supply.

§ 860-186 Quantity and quality of water for residential use.

§ 860-187 Protection of supply.

§ 860-188 Pumping equipment.

Article XVIII Individual Sewage Disposal System

§ 860-189 Standards.

Article XIX Hospital Plumbing

§ 860-190 Purpose and intent.

§ 860-191 Fixtures.

§ 860-192 Drainage and venting.

§ 860-193 Water supply.

§ 860-194 Oxygen systems.

Article XX Trailer Coach Plumbing

§ 860-195 Permanent location.

§ 860-196 Trailer coaches located in trailer courts.

§ 860-197 Compliance with federal regulations.

Article XXI Trailer Court Plumbing

§ 860-198 Plumbing and drainage systems required.

§ 860-199 Other regulations.

§ 860-200 Plans required.

§ 860-201 Connection to public sewer system required.

§ 860-202 Connection to public water supply system required.

§ 860-203 Sanitary requirements.

§ 860-204 Water supply.

§ 860-205 Inspections, tests and maintenance.

Article XXII Inspections, Tests and Maintenance

§ 860-206 Inspection of new work.

§ 860-207 Notification.

§ 860-208 Reinspections.

§ 860-209 Testing of plumbing systems.

§ 860-210 Test methods.