City of Farmington, MO
St. Francois County
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[Ord. No. 15-1 G §1, 6-20-2005; Ord. No. 15-11, 12-18-2017]
That a certain document, one (1) copy of which is on file in the office of the City Clerk of the City of Farmington marked and designated as the International Plumbing Code, 2015 Edition, published by the International Code Council, be and is hereby adopted as the Plumbing Code of the City of Farmington, in the State of Missouri regulating and governing the design, construction, quality of materials, erection, installation, alteration, repair, location, relocation, replacement, addition to, use or maintenance of plumbing systems as herein provided; providing for the issuance of permits and collection of fees therefor; and each and all of the regulations, provisions, penalties, conditions and terms of said Plumbing Code on file in the office of the City of Farmington, Missouri, are hereby referred to, adopted, and made a part hereof, as if fully set out in this legislation, with the additions, insertions, deletions and changes, if any, prescribed in Section 500.050 of this Article.
[Ord. No. 15-1 G §1, 6-20-2005; Ord. No. 5-10B §1, 9-29-2006; Ord. No. 15-10H §1, 6-5-2008; Ord. No. 15-10 O §3, 8-31-2011; Ord. No. 15-11, 12-18-2017]
The following Sections of the International Plumbing Code, 2015 Edition, are hereby revised as follows:
Section 101.1. Insert: City of Farmington, Missouri.
Section 103.3.1 The Fire Chief shall be authorized to enforce any provisions of this code necessary to ensure compliance with minimum requirements pertaining to fire safety.
Section 106.6.2. Insert: As referenced in Section 500.250.
Section 106.6.3. Insert: As referenced in Section 500.260.
Section 108.4. Insert: As referenced in Section 500.990.
Section 108.5. Insert: As referenced in Section 500.410.
Section 109. Means of appeal is hereby deleted and replaced with the following:
SECTION 109. MEANS OF APPEAL
Section 109.1 Appeals. Applications for appeal of a decision of the code official shall be made in accordance with Section 113 and Appendix B of the Building Code.
Section 305.4.1. Insert: Thirty (30) inches, Thirty (30) inches, or as approved by Code Official.
Section 410.2.1. In buildings or tenant spaces with an occupant load of less than fifty (50), bottled water dispensers shall be permitted to be substituted for the required drinking fountains.
Section 603.3. The installation and maintenance of water service piping from the curb valve shall be the responsibility of the property owner.
Section 603.4. The installation and maintenance of water service piping from the curb valve to the public water main and the tap shall be the responsibility of the City of Farmington.
Section 603.5. Water Service pipe shall be installed in accordance with the following additional procedures and specifications:
Specifications.
1. Water service pipe shall be a minimum of three quarter (3/4) inch, Type K copper or three quarter (3/4) inch high density blue polyethylene (ASTM D2737 SDR 9) water service pipe, with single strand twelve (12) gauge copper tracer wire bedded with screenings or sand.
2. Fire protection water supply piping shall be ductile iron or AWWA C900 PVC.
3. Water service piping shall be protected by a sleeve consisting of Schedule 40 or better P.V.C. pipe under the fall width of all public street rights-of-way.
4. Water service connections shall not be tapped from any part of fire protection water supply piping.
5. All water service piping shall be installed at least thirty (30) inches below finished grade.
6. Water service taps shall not be located nearer than two (2) feet, to be measured from tapping saddle to tapping saddle.
7. A water main extension shall be required where a water service line would exceed six hundred (600) feet or cross other private property, except as authorized by the Water and Sewer Superintendent.
8. Water service lines installed during development in accordance with the Subdivision Code shall be terminated with a curb valve.
9. Curb valves shall be located on private property as close to the lot line as practicable.
Procedures.
1. Water meters shall be installed outdoors whenever practicable in the opinion of the Water and Sewer Superintendent.
2. A trench shall be excavated from the building to the location of the curb valve by the owner or authorized agent.
3. A trench shall also be excavated from the location of the curb valve to the water main by the authorized agent whenever a curb valve, piping and tap were not installed by the developer.
4. The owner or authorized agent shall install water service pipe from the building to the location of the curb valve.
5. The owner or authorized agent shall notify the Water and Sewer Department after the required trenching has been completed, the water service piping from the building to the curb valve is substantially completed and a water main tap is needed.
6. The Water and Sewer Department shall install water supply piping from the water main to the curb valve and tap the water main as soon as practicable, except in new developments where the installation shall be made by the developer in accordance with the Subdivision Code.
7. When in the opinion of the Water and Sewer Superintendent that the water meter should be installed indoors, the water meter yoke or setter shall be installed indoors by the owner or authorized agent at least twelve (12) inches but not greater than fifty-four (54) inches from the floor.
8. The water meter shall be installed by the Water and Sewer Department.
9. The water service piping shall be filled with water for thirty (30) minutes prior to backfilling the trench to ensure that the piping is free from leaks.
10. The owner or authorized agent shall be responsible for backfilling the trench after the test is completed and approved by the Water and Sewer Department.
Section 701.10: Building sewers shall be installed in accordance with the following additional procedures and specifications.
1. The public sewer shall be considered available whenever it is within four hundred (400) feet of the property line.
2. When a public sewer becomes available to a property served by a private sewage disposal system, the property owner shall connect to the public sewer within ninety (90) days after receipt of notice by the City and properly abandon any private sewage disposal system.
3. The property owner shall not be required to connect to the public sewer, where the Water and Sewer Superintendent determines it would be technically infeasible.
4. A sewer main extension shall be required where a building sewer pipe would exceed four hundred (400) feet in length or cross any private property, except as authorized by the Water and Sewer Superintendent.
5. All new building sewer pipe and appurtenances thereto installed hereafter shall be Schedule 40 PVC.
6. Repairs consisting of other existing materials shall be permitted, but replacement of the building sewer shall be Schedule 40 PVC, as required for a new installation.
7. Building sewer pipes installed in conjunction with new development shall be terminated in a ninety degree (90°) angle at least four (4) feet above grade, and the end of the pipe shall be capped.
Section 903.1. Insert: Twelve (12) inches.