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2012 North Carolina Plumbing Code


Plumbing Chapters

2012 North Carolina State Building Code Plumbing Code cover
Copyright Page
North Carolina State Building Code Council
North Carolina Department of Insurance
Effective Use of the International Plumbing Code
Table of Contents
Chapter 1 - Scope and Administration
Chapter 2 - Definitions
Chapter 3 - General Regulations
Chapter 4 - Fixtures, Faucets and Fixture Fittings
Chapter 5 - Water Heaters
Chapter 6 - Water Supply and Distribution
Chapter 7 - Sanitary Drainage
Chapter 8 – Indirect/Special Waste
Chapter 9 - Vents
Chapter 10 - Traps, Interceptors and Separators
Chapter 11 - Storm Drainage
Chapter 12 - Special Piping and Storage Systems
Chapter 13 - Referenced Standards
Appendix A - Plumbing Permit Fee Schedule
Appendix B - Rates of Rainfall for Various Cities
Appendix C - Gray Water Recycling Systems
Appendix C1 - Rain Water Recycling Systems
Appendix D - Degree Day and Design Temperatures
Appendix E - Sizing of Water Piping System
Appendix F - Structural Safety
Appendix G - Vacuum Drainage System
Appendix H - Rodentproofing