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29.30.170 Plumbing Facilities.

City Code Section

(Amended by Ordinance 180330, effective August 18, 2006.)

A.  Every plumbing fixture or device shall be properly connected to a public or an approved private water system and to a public or an approved private sewer system.

B.  All required sinks, lavatory basins, bathtubs and showers shall be supplied with both hot and cold running water and have a water pressure of at least 15 psi.  Every dwelling unit shall be supplied with water heating facilities which are installed in an approved manner, properly maintained, and properly connected with hot water lines to all required sinks, lavatory basins, bathtubs and showers.  Water heating facilities shall be capable of heating water enough to permit an adequate amount of water to be drawn at every required facility at a temperature of at least 120 degrees at any time needed.

C.   In every dwelling all plumbing or plumbing fixtures shall be:

1.   Properly installed, connected, and maintained in good working order;

2.    Kept free from obstructions, leaks, and defects;

3.   Capable of performing the function for which they are designed; and

4.    Installed and maintained so as to prevent structural deterioration or health hazards.

D.   All plumbing repairs and installations shall be made in accordance with the provisions of Title 25 (Plumbing Regulations).