Village of Freeport, NY
Nassau County
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Table of Contents
Table of Contents
[HISTORY: Adopted by the Board of Trustees of the Village of Freeport 5-9-1966 as Ch. 19 of the 1966 Code. Amendments noted where applicable.]
GENERAL REFERENCES
Building construction — See Ch. 86.
Housing standards — See Ch. 128.
Sewers and sewage — See Ch. 176.
Water — See Ch. 201.
Article I General Regulations

§ 162-1 Coverage.

§ 162-2 Definitions.

Article II Administration of Provisions

§ 162-3 Notices.

§ 162-4 Description of premises in notice or order.

§ 162-5 Service of notice or order.

§ 162-6 Substituted service of notice or order.

§ 162-7 Ordering work to be stopped.

§ 162-8 Temporary closing of sidewalks, streets or buildings.

§ 162-9 Actions or proceedings.

§ 162-10 Institution of actions or proceedings.

§ 162-11 Application for injunction or restraining order.

§ 162-12 Judgment of court.

§ 162-13 Liens.

§ 162-14 Lis pendens.

§ 162-15 Nonliability of Village for costs.

§ 162-16 Nonliability of officers for damages.

§ 162-17 Failure to comply with notice.

§ 162-18 Vacation of building or premises.

§ 162-19 Notice by lessee to owner of order.

§ 162-20 Designation of agent for service of process.

§ 162-21 Expenses of Village; authority of court.

§ 162-22 Civil penalty.

§ 162-23 Collection of penalty.

§ 162-24 Discontinuance of action to recover penalty.

§ 162-25 Remitting penalty.

§ 162-26 Criminal liability.

Article III Licensing

§ 162-27 License required.

§ 162-28 Currently issued Village of Freeport licenses.

§ 162-29 Insurance required.

§ 162-30 Examining Board of Plumbers.

§ 162-31 Application procedure for examination for Village of Freeport licensing only.

§ 162-32 Eligibility for examination.

§ 162-33 Photographs of applicant.

§ 162-34 Examination of applicants.

§ 162-35 Dispensing with examination.

§ 162-36 Examination and license fees.

§ 162-37 Fitness and qualifications for certification.

§ 162-38 Issuance of license.

Article IV General Plumbing Standards

§ 162-39 Definitions.

§ 162-40 Duplicate drawings and descriptions required.

§ 162-41 Approval for proceeding with work.

§ 162-42 Modifications not permitted.

§ 162-43 Adoption of rules authorized.

§ 162-44 Amendment or repeal of rules.

§ 162-45 Adherence to rules.

§ 162-46 Repairs or alterations.

§ 162-47 Notice of repairs or alterations.

§ 162-48 Repairs or alterations involving new lines.

§ 162-49 Quality of materials in repairs or alterations.

§ 162-50 Affidavit of plumber.

§ 162-51 Specifications for more than one house.

§ 162-52 Notice of commencement of work; permit required.

§ 162-53 Approval of plans; fees.

§ 162-54 Inspections.

§ 162-55 Building construction standards.

§ 162-56 Each building to have separate sewer connection; exception.

§ 162-57 Sewer connections in front of buildings.

§ 162-58 Use of privy vaults.

§ 162-59 Privy vault construction.

§ 162-60 Limited use of cesspools and privy vaults; location.

§ 162-61 Brick piers or hangers for pipes.

§ 162-62 Extensions of soil, waste and vent pipes.

§ 162-63 Straight pipelines; offsets.

§ 162-64 Exposed pipes and traps.

Article V Testing of Pipes

§ 162-65 Water test requirements.

§ 162-66 Procedure for water test.

§ 162-67 When smoke test required.

§ 162-68 Materials and Labor for tests.

Article VI Materials Specifications

§ 162-69 Basic materials and workmanship requirements.

§ 162-70 Cast-iron pipe and fittings.

§ 162-71 Cast-iron pipe weights.

§ 162-72 Pipe joints.

§ 162-73 Wrought iron and steel pipes.

§ 162-74 Waste, vent, water and soil pipes.

§ 162-75 When galvanized fittings required.

§ 162-76 Fittings for galvanized iron waste and cast-iron soil pipes.

§ 162-77 Nipples on wrought iron or steel pipe.

§ 162-78 Thickness and weight of pipe.

§ 162-79 Brass pipe.

§ 162-80 Connections on brass pipe.

§ 162-81 Thickness and weight of brass pipe.

§ 162-82 Brass ferrules.

§ 162-83 Prohibited ferrules.

§ 162-84 Soldering nipples.

§ 162-85 Brass screw caps for cleanouts.

§ 162-86 Specifications for brass screw caps.

§ 162-87 Use of lead pipe.

§ 162-88 Weights of lead pipe.

§ 162-89 Lead traps and bends; sheet lead.

§ 162-90 Copper tubing.

Article VII Sewers and Drains

§ 162-91 Stormwater drainage.

§ 162-92 Floor drains and cellar drains.

§ 162-93 Use of old house sewers.

§ 162-94 Specifications for house sewers.

§ 162-95 House drains.

§ 162-96 House drain connections with house sewers.

§ 162-97 Support for house drain above cellar floor.

§ 162-98 Steam exhausts.

§ 162-99 Minimum fall for house drains and sewers.

§ 162-100 Diameter for house drain and sewer.

§ 162-101 Y- and T-branch fittings for cleanouts.

§ 162-102 Running trap.

§ 162-103 Providing house trap and fresh-air inlet in certain instances.

§ 162-104 Cleanouts for house trap.

§ 162-105 Specifications for fresh-air inlet pipe.

§ 162-106 Discharge to pass through main house trap.

Article VIII Soil, Waste and Water Lines

§ 162-107 Minimum quality for pipe.

§ 162-108 Angle of offsets above highest fixture branch.

§ 162-109 Soil and waste pipe branches for fixture connections.

§ 162-110 Connections to lead branches.

§ 162-111 Fall of branch soil and waste pipes.

§ 162-112 Permitted and prohibited branches and bends.

§ 162-113 Diameters of soil and waste pipes.

§ 162-114 Diameter of riser lines.

§ 162-115 Stopcocks or valves for risers.

§ 162-116 Minimum diameters of branches to fixtures.

§ 162-117 Risers and branches to be fastened.

§ 162-118 Lines for acid wastes.

§ 162-119 Requirements for sewage lifts.

Article IX Gas Piping

§ 162-120 Definitions.

§ 162-121 Pipe materials and joints; testing.

§ 162-122 Service connections.

§ 162-123 Specifications for gas pipes.

§ 162-124 Installation procedures.

§ 162-125 Fittings and valves.

§ 162-126 Outlets from concealed piping.

§ 162-127 Size of pipes.

§ 162-128 Outlets for gas ranges.

§ 162-129 Placement of brackets and fixtures.

§ 162-130 Piping to be tested.

§ 162-131 Meters.

§ 162-132 Certificate required for setting meters.

Article X Safe and Refrigerator Waste Pipes

§ 162-133 Kind and size of pipes.

§ 162-134 Installation.

§ 162-135 Branches on vertical lines.

§ 162-136 Lead safes.

§ 162-137 When cleanout required.

§ 162-138 Waste pipes in multiple dwellings.

Article XI Vent Pipes

§ 162-139 Protection of traps from siphonage.

§ 162-140 Vent pipe specifications.

§ 162-141 Angle of offset; prevention of rust scale.

§ 162-142 Branch vent pipes.

§ 162-143 Vent connections for water closets.

§ 162-144 Flues not to be used as vent pipes.

§ 162-145 Minimum size of vent pipes.

§ 162-146 Yoke-type and ordinary venting for fixtures in batteries.

Article XII Traps

§ 162-147 Traps to be approved.

§ 162-148 Prohibited traps; backwater valves.

§ 162-149 Separate trap for each fixture.

§ 162-150 Use of single trap for three washtrays.

§ 162-151 Discharge not to pass through more than one trap.

§ 162-152 Traps to be supported.

§ 162-153 Metallic strainers for fixture outlets.

§ 162-154 Brass trap screws for cleaning.

§ 162-155 Running traps with manhole cleanouts.

§ 162-156 Overflow pipes to connect to traps.

§ 162-157 Earthenware traps.

§ 162-158 Traps prohibited on certain lines.

§ 162-159 Size of traps.

§ 162-160 Traps for plunge baths.

§ 162-161 Traps for dental cuspidors.

§ 162-162 Grease traps.

§ 162-163 Indirect waste connections.

§ 162-164 Oil separators.

§ 162-165 Manner of connecting oil separators.

§ 162-166 Fresh-air inlet and vent line for oil separator.

§ 162-167 Size of air inlets for oil separators.

§ 162-168 Size and arrangement of vent lines for separators.

§ 162-169 Relief pipes for separators.

Article XIII Water Closets

§ 162-170 Minimum number of water closets.

§ 162-171 Water closets for lodging houses.

§ 162-172 Separate water closets for each sex.

§ 162-173 Waterproofing of water closet rooms.

§ 162-174 Water closets to be ventilated.

§ 162-175 Outside partitions of water closets; interior partitions.

§ 162-176 Vent duets for water closets.

§ 162-177 Porcelain or slate base for earthenware water closet.

§ 162-178 Flushing of water closets and urinals.

§ 162-179 Flushometers.

§ 162-180 Overflow discharge of cistern.

§ 162-181 Copper lining of water closets.

§ 162-182 Flush pipes.

§ 162-183 Rubber connections not permitted.

§ 162-184 Permit required for latrines.

§ 162-185 Required materials for urinals.

§ 162-186 Connections of platforms of urinal stalls.

§ 162-187 Trough water closets and urinals.

§ 162-188 Washtubs.

Article XIV Water Supply and Service

§ 162-189 When water supply tank required.

§ 162-190 Water supply to water closets.

§ 162-191 Flushometer and interconnection regulations.

§ 162-192 Connection of house service pipes.

§ 162-193 Stop or valve for service pipe.

§ 162-194 Diameters of street service pipes.

§ 162-195 Water service pipe material.

§ 162-196 Laying water service pipes under roads.

§ 162-197 Installing water meters.

§ 162-198 Domestic hot water systems.

§ 162-199 Swing-check valve and pressure-reducing valve.

Article XV Liquefied Petroleum Gas

§ 162-200 Definitions.

§ 162-201 Standards for installation.

§ 162-202 Information required.

§ 162-203 Uses and storage not permitted.

§ 162-204 Location of containers; installation.

§ 162-205 Supervision of equipment.

§ 162-206 Storage restrictions.

§ 162-207 Fire extinguisher requirements.