Chapter 15.16
PLUMBING CODE*

Sections:

15.16.010    Short title.

15.16.020    Adoption.

15.16.030    Public inspection.

15.16.040    Deletions.

15.16.050    Amendments.

15.16.060    Penalties for violations.

*Prior legislation: Ords. 1926, 2014 and 2215. Formerly Chapter 20E.70 RCDG.

15.16.010 Short title.

This chapter and amendments hereto shall constitute the “Plumbing Code” of the City and may be cited as such. (Ord. 2729 § 7 (part), 2014: Ord. 2346 § 5 (part), 2007: Ord. 2219 § 6 (part), 2004)

15.16.020 Adoption.

The Uniform Plumbing Code, 2012 Edition, published by the International Association of Plumbing and Mechanical Officials, together with the additions, deletions and exceptions as set forth in Chapter 51-56 WAC, are hereby adopted by this reference and incorporated herein as if set forth in full as the Plumbing Code for the City, except such portions as may be deleted, modified or amended by this chapter.

The Building Official may use the appendices for guidance in interpreting and administering the Plumbing Code and the provisions of this chapter. Further, the following appendix chapters are specifically adopted:

Appendix A,

Sizing the Water Supply System;

Appendix B,

Explanatory Notes on Combination Waste and Vent Systems; and

Appendix I,

Installation Standards.

(Ord. 2729 § 7 (part), 2014: Ord. 2346 § 5 (part), 2007: Ord. 2219 § 6 (part), 2004)

15.16.030 Public inspection.

The City shall at all times keep on file with the City Clerk, for reference by the general public, not less than one copy of the codes and resolutions, or parts thereof, as herein adopted by reference, together with the amendments and supplements thereto herein made a part of this chapter.

The copies of the codes on file may be placed by the City Clerk in the custody of the Building Official in order to make them more readily available for inspection and use by the general public. (Ord. 2729 § 7 (part), 2014: Ord. 2346 § 5 (part), 2007: Ord. 2219 § 6 (part), 2004)

15.16.040 Deletions.

The following sections of the Uniform Plumbing Code, 2012 Edition, are hereby deleted:

1. Section 103.4.2 – Plan Review Fees.

2. Table 1-1 – Plumbing Permit Fees.

3. Chapters 12 and 15, plus those requirements of the Uniform Plumbing Code relating to venting and combustion air of fuel-fired appliances found in Chapter 5 and those portions of the code addressing building sewers (WAC 51-56-003). (Ord. 2729 § 7 (part), 2014: Ord. 2346 § 5 (part), 2007: Ord. 2219 § 6 (part), 2004)

15.16.050 Amendments.

The following sections of the Uniform Plumbing Code adopted by this chapter are hereby amended to read as follows:

1. Amend Section 102.5, Penalties.

Any person who violates a provision of this code or fails to comply with any of the requirements thereof or who erects, constructs, alters or repairs a building or structure plumbing system in violation of the approved construction documents or directive of the building official, or of a permit or certificate issued under the provisions of this code, shall be subject to the penalties provided for in Redmond Municipal Code 1.01.110 and Chapter 1.14 Redmond Municipal Code, as said section currently exists or is hereafter amended, modified or recodified.

2. Amend Section 102.3, Board of Appeals.

Appeals of orders, decisions or determinations made by the Building Official related to the application or interpretation of this code shall be made pursuant to Redmond Zoning Code Section 21.76.060(I), Appeals of Type I and II Permits, as said section currently exists or is hereafter amended, modified or recodified.

3. Amend Section 103.4, Permit Fees.

A fee for each permit shall be paid as required, in accordance with the Redmond Zoning Code Section 21.76.030(E), as said chapter currently exists or is hereafter amended, modified or recodified.

4. Amend Section 103.4.4, Fee Refunds.

Section 108.6 Refunds of the administrative provisions of the International Building Code, Chapter 15.08 Redmond Municipal Code, shall apply.

(Ord. 2729 § 7 (part), 2014: Ord. 2596 § 2 (part), 2011; Ord. 2346 § 5 (part), 2007: Ord. 2219 § 6 (part), 2004)

15.16.060 Penalties for violations.

Any person who violates a provision of this code or fails to comply with any of the requirements thereof or who erects, constructs, alters or repairs a building or structure plumbing system in violation of the approved construction documents or directive of the building official, or of a permit or certificate issued under the provisions of this code, shall be subject to the penalties provided for in RMC 1.01.110 and Chapter 1.14 RMC, as said section currently exists or is hereafter amended, modified or recodified. (Ord. 2729 § 7 (part), 2014: Ord. 2346 § 5 (part), 2007: Ord. 2219 § 6 (part), 2004)