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Final inspection shall be made after the building is complete, all plumbing fixtures are in place and properly connected, and the structure is ready for ________.


107.2 Required inspections and testing, Item 3.


A group of fixtures consisting of a water closet, lavatory, bathtub or shower, including or excluding a bidet, an emergency floor drain or both.

Bathroom Group

(Such fixtures are located together on the same floor level.)

202 General definitions.


Where, in any specific case, different sections of this code specify different materials, methods of construction or other requirements, the most __________ shall govern.


(Where there is a conflict between a general requirement and a specific requirement, the specific requirement shall govern.)

102.1 General.


Any part of the piping system except a riser, main or stack.


202 General definitions.


Rough-in inspection shall be made after the roof, framing, fireblocking, fire stopping, draftstopping and bracing is in place and all sanitary, storm and water distribution piping is roughed-in, and prior to the installation of _________ or _________ membranes.


107.2 Required inspections and testing, Item2.


No permit presuming to give authority to violate or cancel the provisions of this code shall be _______.


(The issuance of a permit shall not be a permit for, or an approval of, any violation of any provision of the code or any other ordinance.)

106.5.2 Validity.


How many extensions of 180 days may a code official grant on an application for a permit?

One or more

(Notice an issued permit can only be extended once per Section 106.5.4)

106.3.3 Time Limitation of application.


Where the code official finds that a proposed alternative material does not comply with the intent of the code provisions, the code official shall respond ________ ________ , stating the ________ ________ ________ .

In writing
Reason for disapproval

105.2 Alternative materials, design and methods of construction and equipment.


Minor plumbing repairs may be done in the same manner and arrangement as was in the existing system as long as it is not hazardous and is ________ .


102.4 Additions, alterations or repairs.


The purpose of this code is to establish ________ standards to provide a reasonable level of safety, health, property protection and public welfare.


(By regulating and controlling the design, construction, installation, quality of materials, location, operation and maintenance or use of plumbing equipment and systems.)

101.3 Intent.


Where the extent of a referenced standard includes subject matter that is within the scope of the IPC, the provisions of ________ _________ shall take precedence over the provisions in the referenced standard.


102.8.2 Provisions in referenced codes and standards.


Where there are practical difficulties involved in carrying out the provisions of this code, the code official shall have the authority to grant ________ for individual cases.


(Provided that special individual reason makes the strict letter of the code impractical; the modification conforms to the intent and purpose of the code; and it does not lessen the safety requirements of the code.)

105.1 Modifications.


A backflow prevention assembly, a backflow prevention device or other means or method to prevent backflow into the potable water supply.

Backflow Preventer

(Review the different Backflow definitions.)

202 General definitions.


Underground inspection shall be made after trenches or ditches are excavated and bedded, piping installed, and before any ________ is put in place.


107.2 Required inspections and testing, Item 1.


A permit for temporary equipment, systems and uses shall be limited as to time of service, but shall not be permitted for more than ________ days.


110.1 General.


A receptacle designed to collect surface or storm water from an open area.

Area Drain

202 General definitions.


The code official shall have the authority to authorize ________ of utility service to the building, structure or system regulated by the technical codes in case of emergency, where necessary, to eliminate an immediate danger to life or property.


108.7.2 Authority to disconnect service utilities.


One-way valve designed to allow air to enter the plumbing drainage system when negative pressures develop in the piping system.

Air Admittance Valve

(Review the rest of this definition.)

202 General definitions


The unobstructed vertical distance through the free atmosphere between the outlet of the waste pipe and the flood level rim of the receptacle into which the waste pipe is discharging.

Air Gap (Drainage System)

202 General definitions


The part of the lowest piping of a drainage system that receives the discharge from soil, waste and other drainage pipes inside and that extends 30 inches beyond the exterior walls of the building and conveys the drainage to the building sewer.

Building Drain

(Review the different types of building drains.)

202 General definitions


An access opening in the drainage system utilized for the removal of obstructions.

Clean out

202 General definitions


A specially designed system of waste piping embodying the horizontal wet venting of one or more sinks, lavatories, drinking fountains or floor drains by means of a common waste and vent pipe adequately sized to provide free movement of air above the flow line of the drain.

Combination Waste and Vent System

202 General definitions


An elevation (height) reference point that determines the minimum height at which a backflow preventer or vacuum breaker is installed above the flood level rim of the fixture or receptor served by the device.

Critical Level (C-L)

(Review this definition.)

202 General definitions


The length of a pipeline measured along the centerline of the pipe and fittings.

Developed Length

202 General definitions


A measure of the probable discharge into the drainage system by various types of plumbing fixtures.

Drainage Fixture Unit (dfu)

202 General definitions


Piping within a public or private premise that conveys sewage, rainwater or other liquid waste to a point of disposal.

Drainage System

(Review this definition for the different types of drainage systems.)

202 General definitions


A floor drain that does not receive the discharge of any drain or indirect waste pipe, and that protects against damage from accidental spills, fixture overflows and leakage.

Emergency Floor Drain

202 General definitions


A valve end of a water pipe through which water is drawn from or held within the pipe.


202 General definitions


A tank designed with a fill valve and flush valve to flush the contents of the bowl or usable portion of the fixture.

Flush Tank

202 General definitions


Any pipe or fitting that makes an angle of less than 45 degrees with a horizontal plane.

Horizontal Pipe

202 General definitions