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DEPARTMENT OF CONSUMER AND BUSINESS SERVICES,
BUILDING CODES DIVISION

 

DIVISION 750

PLUMBING CODES

General

918-750-0100

Scope of the Oregon Plumbing Specialty Code

(1) The Oregon Plumbing Specialty Code is applicable and uniform throughout the state and in all municipalities.

(2) Municipalities may not enact or enforce any ordinance, rule or regulation in conflict with the Oregon Plumbing Specialty Code.

(3) The Oregon Plumbing Specialty Code applies to all plumbing installations as addressed in ORS 447.020 including one- and two-family dwellings of three stories or less within the scope of the Oregon Residential Specialty Code.

(4) The provisions of the Oregon Plumbing Specialty Code apply to the erection, installation, alteration, repair, relocation, replacement, addition to, use or maintenance of plumbing systems in commercial buildings, industrial buildings, prefabricated structures, and dwellings.

[Publications: Publications referenced are available for review from the agency.]

Stat. Auth.: ORS 447.020
Stats. Implemented: ORS 447.020
Hist.: BCD 6-1998, f. 3-2-98, cert. ef. 4-1-98; BCD 2-2011, f. & cert. ef. 2-15-11

918-750-0110

Oregon Plumbing Specialty Code

Effective April 1, 2011, the 2011 Oregon Plumbing Specialty Code consists of the following:

(1) The 2009 Edition of the Uniform Plumbing Code, Third Printing, Chapters 1–11, 13, 14, 15 and 16, Appendices A, B, D, E, and L published by the International Association of Plumbing and Mechanical Officials, and further amended by the division. Appendices F, I, K, and M are not adopted as part of the Oregon Plumbing Specialty Code; and

(2) Medical Gas and Vacuum Systems Standard NFPA 99C-2002 Edition as published by the National Fire Protection Association.

[Publications: Publications are available for review at the division. See division website for information on where to purchase publications.]

Stat. Auth.: ORS 447.020, 455.020, 455.030 & 455.110
Stats. Implemented: ORS 447.020, 455.020, 455.030 & 455.110
Hist.: DC 40, f. 1-6-75, ef. 2-1-75; DC 99, f. 9-2-77, ef. 11-1-77; DC 15-1979(Temp), f. 12-21-79, ef. 1-1-80; DC 2-1980, f. 2-14-80, ef. 3-1-80; DC 3-1980, f. & ef. 2-14-80; DC 4-1981, f. 5-15-81, ef. 7-1-81; DC 9-1981, f. & ef. 7-6-81; DC 14-1981(Temp), f. 10-30-81, ef. 11-6-81; DC 15-1982(Temp) f. & ef. 5-5-82; DC 1-1983, f. & ef. 1-3-83; DC 28-1984, f. 9-5-84, ef. 10-15-84; DC 10-1985, f. & ef. 4-1-85; DC 4-1987, f. & ef. 3-4-87; DC 11-1987, f. & ef. 4-21-87; Renumbered from 814-021-0005; BCA 27-1989, f. 12-5-89, cert. ef. 1-1-90; BCA 14-1990, f. & cert. ef. 6-13-90; BCA 42-1991, f. & cert. ef. 12-23-91; BCA 19-1993(Temp), f. 8-26-93, cert. ef. 9-1-93; BCA 26-1993, f. 10-22-93, cert. ef. 11-1-93; BCD 4-1996, f. 2-29-96, cert. ef. 4-1-96; BCD 6-1998, f. 3-2-98, cert. ef. 4-1-98, Renumbered from 918-750-0010; BCD 7-1999, f. 6-21-99, cert. ef. 4-1-2000; BCD 6-2000, f. 3-15-00, cert. ef. 4-1-00; BCD 27-2000, f. 10-13-00 cert. ef. 10-01-01; BCD 24-2004, f. 12-15-04, cert. ef. 4-1-05; BCD 4-2008, f. 2-21-08, cert. ef. 4-1-08; BCD 2-2011, f. & cert. ef. 2-15-11

918-750-0115

Amendments to the Oregon Plumbing Specialty Code

The Oregon Plumbing Specialty Code is adopted and amended pursuant to OAR chapter 918, division 8. Amendments adopted for inclusion into the Oregon Plumbing Specialty Code are placed in this rule, showing the section reference, a descriptive caption, and a short description of the amendment. Effective January 1, 2013, the Oregon Plumbing Specialty Code is amended according to the following.

(1) Amend Section 204.0 by adding a definition of Building Official.

(2) Amend Section 208.0 Food Service Establishment definition to clarify facilities that require waste pretreatment.

(3) Amend Section 1014.1 by:

(a) Specifying that the building official is the proper authority for determining plan review, permit, and inspection requirements of waste pretreatment systems for food service establishments.

(b) Clarifying plumbing fixtures required to be connected to a grease interceptor.

(c) Requiring a solids interceptor to be installed if a garbage disposal is used when connected to a hydromechanical grease interceptor.

(d) Clarifying buildings and plumbing fixtures not required to be connected to a grease interceptor.

(e) Deleting Section 1014.1.2 maintenance of grease interceptors.

(f) Deleting Section 1014.1.3 removing vague language regarding food waste disposals and dishwashers.

(4) Amend Section 1014.3.2.1 clarifying that waste discharge may be drained through a waste pretreatment system if approved by the building official.

(5) Amend Section 1014.3.2.2 clarifying that certain plumbing fixtures should not be connected to a grease interceptor.

(6) Amend Section 1014.3.3.1 clarifying that the building official may approve an alternate design.

(7) Amend Section 1014.3.4.1 clarifying that the location of the grease interceptor must be approved by the building official.

(8) Amend Section 1014.3.4.3 clarifying that the building official may allow a gravity grease interceptor to serve more than one establishment.

(9) Amend Section 1015.1 removing the language suggesting the system is designed as a water quality strategy.

(10) Delete Section 1015.2. This section suggested that fats, oils, and grease systems must be engineered systems.

(11) Amend Section 1015.4 changing “engineered” to “designed.”

(12) Amend Section 1015.5 removing the language referring to other national consensus standards for fats, oils, and grease disposal systems.

[Publications: Publications are available for review at the division. See division website for information on where to purchase publications.]

Stat. Auth.: ORS 447.020, 455.020, 455.030 & 455.110
Stats. Implemented: ORS 447.020, 455.020, 455.030 & 455.110
Hist.: BCD 16-2012, f. 12-21-12, cert. ef. 1-1-13

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