RESIDENTIAL PLUMBING ALTERATIONS PERMIT REQUIREMENTS

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1 RESIDENTIAL PLUMBING ALTERATIONS PERMIT REQUIREMENTS The following guidelines are intended to assist with the permit acquisition process with regard to Plumbing Alterations. Not all information, or additional information, may be required based on job specific situations. Please review, with your local Zoning Official, the property line distance requirements. PERMIT APPLICATION SUBMISSION The first step in the permit process is to fill out, in its entirety, all applicable Municipal Zoning, Use and/or Building Permit Applications. In order to process your permit in a timely manner, please take care to fill out all relevant sections of the Application, including obtaining all necessary signatures. Along with the Permit Application, three (3) sets of floor plans are required for review by the Construction Code Officials. One set of complete, reviewed plans will remain in our office, one will be sent to the Municipality and the other to be returned to the Applicant, which is to be kept onsite for the duration of the project. The Building(s) Plans Shall Include: Identification of all proposed existing areas; Locations of existing and/or added smoke detectors; Location/type of furnace and hot water heater (if applicable); Location of proposed gas lines (if applicable). All new gas lines require testing by the installer and CSST piping required bonding to the grounding electrodes; Clearance to combustibles; and, Location of all plumbing equipment. ALL BUILDINGS SHALL HAVE STREET NUMBERS A MINIMUM OF 4 HIGH THAT ARE PLAINLY LEGIBLE AND VISIBLE FROM THE STREET FROM BOTH DIRECTIONS OF TRAVEL SMOKE DETECTORS ARE REQUIRED IN EACH BEDROOM AND ON EACH LEVEL OF THE HOUSE, INCLUDING THE BASEMENT. CARBON MONOXIDE DETECTORS ARE REQUIRED WHEN FUEL-BURNING APPLIANCES ARE INSTALLED WITHIN THE HOME OR HOMES WITH AN ATTACHED GARAGE. CARBON MONOXIDE DETECTORS ARE REQUIRED ON EACH LEVEL OF THE HOUSE WITH SLEEP AREAS AND SHALL BE INSTALLED IN THE IMMEDIATE VICINITY OF THE BEDROOMS. 1 Code Administrators, Inc. Copyright May, 2015

2 NO BUILDING OR STRUCTURE THAT REQUIRED A PERMIT MAY BE USED OR OCCUPIED WITHOUT OBTAINING A CERTIFICATE OF USE AND OCCUPANCY AFTER AN APPROVED FINAL INSPECTION BY THE BUILDING CODE OFFICIAL. Please use your Issued Building Permit Number when scheduling inspections. CODE REFERENCES The following are sections of the code typically used in Plumbing Alteration projects. Some of the following codes may not apply or additional codes may need to be referenced for your specific project. If you have any questions or concerns, please contact one of our offices and we would be more than happy to assist. SECTION P2502 EXISTING PLUMBING SYSTEMS P Additions, alterations or repairs. Additions, alterations, renovations or repairs to any plumbing system shall conform to that required for a new plumbing system without requiring the existing plumbing system to comply with all the requirements of this code. Additions, alterations or repairs shall not cause an existing system to become unsafe, insanitary or overloaded. Minor additions, alterations, renovations and repairs to existing plumbing systems shall be permitted in the same manner and arrangement as in the existing system, provided that such repairs or replacement are not hazardous and are approved. SECTION P2503 INSPECTION AND TESTS P Inspection required. New plumbing work and parts of existing systems affected by new work or alterations shall be inspected by the building official to ensure compliance with the requirements of this code. SECTION R314 SMOKE ALARMS R314.1 Smoke detection and notification. All smoke alarms shall be listed in accordance with UL 217 and installed in accordance with the provisions of this code and the household fire warning equipment provisions of NFPA 72. Smoke detectors are permitted to be battery operated and the required locations for installation can be found in the Smoke Detector Specifications, when purchased. This office highly recommends the installation of smoke detectors hardwired for110 volt, with battery backup, interconnected at all locations possible. SECTION R315 CARBON MONOXIDE ALARMS R315.1 Carbon monoxide alarms. For new construction, an approved carbon monoxide alarm shall be installed outside of each separate sleeping area in the immediate vicinity of the bedrooms in dwelling units within which fuel-fired appliances are installed and in dwelling units that have attached garages. R315.2 Where required in existing dwellings. Where work requiring a permit occurs in existing dwellings that have attached garages or in existing dwellings within which fuel-fired appliances exist, carbon monoxide alarms shall be provided in accordance with Section R Code Administrators, Inc. Copyright May, 2015

3 R315.3 Alarm requirements. Single station carbon monoxide alarms shall be listed as complying with UL 2034 and shall be installed in accordance with this code and the manufacturer s installation instructions. SECTION R502 WOOD FLOOR FRAMING R502.8 Drilling and notching. Structural floor members shall not be cut, bored or notched in excess of the limitations specified in this section. See Figure R R Sawn lumber. Notches in solid lumber joists, rafters and beams shall not exceed onesixth of the depth of the member, shall not be FIGURE R502.8 longer than one-third of the depth of the member and shall not be located in the middle one-third of the span. Notches at the ends of the member shall not exceed one-fourth the depth of the member. The tension side of members 4 inches (102 mm) or greater in nominal thickness shall not be notched except at the ends of the members. The diameter of holes bored or cut into members shall not exceed one-third the depth of the member. Holes shall not be closer than 2 inches (51 mm) to the top or bottom of the member, or to any other hole located in the member. Where the member is also notched, the hole shall not be closer than 2 inches (51 mm) to the notch. SECTION R602 WOOD WALL FRAMING R602.6 Drilling and notching-studs. Drilling and notching of studs shall be in accordance with the following: 1. Notching. Any stud in an exterior wall or bearing partition may be cut or notched to a depth not exceeding 25 percent of its width. Studs in nonbearing partitions may be notched to a depth not to exceed 40 percent of a single stud width. 2. Drilling. Any stud may be bored or drilled, provided that the diameter of the resulting hole is no more than 60 percent of the stud width, the edge of the hole is no more than 5 / 8 inch (16 mm) to the edge of the stud, and the hole is not located in the same section as a cut or notch. Studs located in exterior walls or bearing partitions drilled over 40 percent and up to 60 percent shall also be FIGURE R606.2(1) doubled with no more than two successive doubled studs bored. See Figures R602.6(1) and R602.6(2). Exception: Use of approved stud shoes is permitted when they are installed in accordance with the manufacturer's recommendations. 3 Code Administrators, Inc. Copyright May, 2015

4 R Drilling and notching of top plate. When piping or ductwork is placed in or partly in an exterior wall or interior load-bearing wall, necessitating cutting, drilling or notching of the top plate by more than 50 percent of its width, a galvanized metal tie not less than inch thick (1.37 mm) (16 ga) and 1 1 / 2 inches (38 mm) wide shall be fastened across and to the plate at each side of the opening with not FIGURE R606.2(2) less than eight 10d (0.148 inch diameter) having a minimum length of 1 1 / 2 inches (38 mm) at each side or equivalent. The metal tie must extend a minimum of 6 inches past the opening. See Figure R Exception: When the entire side of the wall with the notch or cut is covered by wood structural panel sheathing. FIGURE R R602.8 Fireblocking required. Fireblocking shall be provided in accordance with Section R R Fireblocking. In combustible construction, fireblocking shall be provided to cut off all concealed draft openings (both vertical and horizontal) and to form an effective fire barrier between stories, and between a top story and the roof space. Fireblocking shall be provided in wood-frame construction in the following locations: 1. In concealed spaces of stud walls and partitions, including furred spaces and parallel rows of studs or staggered studs, as follows: 1.1. Vertically at the ceiling and floor levels Horizontally at intervals not exceeding 10 feet (3048 mm). Walls and furring laphes, at exterior foundations, are required to be closed at the top, below the floor joists. 2. At all interconnections between concealed vertical and horizontal spaces such as occur at soffits, drop ceilings and cove ceilings. The space where walls intersect with drop ceilings and soffits is required to be closed 3. In concealed spaces between stair stringers at the top and bottom of the run. Enclosed spaces under stairs shall comply with Section R At openings around vents, pipes, ducts, cables and wires at ceiling and floor level, with an approved material to resist the free passage of flame and products of combustion. The material filling this annular space shall not be required to meet the ASTM E 136 requirements. 4 Code Administrators, Inc. Copyright May, 2015

5 Holes and openings are required to be stuffed with insulation or fireblock spray foam. 5. For the fireblocking of chimneys and fireplaces, see Section R Fireblocking of cornices of a two-family dwelling is required at the line of dwelling unit separation. R Fireblocking materials. Except as provided in Section R302.11, Item 4, fireblocking shall consist of the following materials. 1. Two-inch (51 mm) nominal lumber. 2. Two thicknesses of 1-inch (25.4 mm) nominal lumber with broken lap joints. 3. One thickness of 23 / 32-inch (18.3 mm) wood structural panels with joints backed by 23 / 32-inch (18.3 mm) wood structural panels. 4. One thickness of 3 / 4-inch (19.1 mm) particleboard with joints backed by 3 / 4-inch (19.1 mm) particleboard. 5. One-half-inch (12.7 mm) gypsum board. 6. One-quarter-inch (6.4 mm) cement-based millboard. 7. Batts or blankets of mineral wool or glass fiber or other approved materials installed in such a manner as to be securely retained in place. R Unfaced fiberglass. Unfaced fiberglass batt insulation used as fireblocking shall fill the entire cross section of the wall cavity to a minimum height of 16 inches (406 mm) measured vertically. When piping, conduit or similar obstructions are encountered, the insulation shall be packed tightly around the obstruction. International Residential Code for One- and Two-Family Dwellings. Country Club Hills, IL: International Code Council, Print. Fifth Printing. 5 Code Administrators, Inc. Copyright May, 2015

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