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Frequently Asked Questions:

Question: Is the Building Code a new requirement for VA Tech?
Question: Who determines the building codes?
Question: Why do we have building codes?
Question: What does the enforcement of the Building Code mean to me?
Question: What is a Building Permit?
Question: What is the purpose of the Building Permit?
Question: Why a permit?
Question: What Work requires a permit?
Question: What is the process of gaining a permit?
Question: Is there a cost to the building code application, review, permit, or inspection process?
Question: What happens if I start construction without a permit?
Question: What are the penalties?
Question: How will I know when I need an inspection?
Question: When and where do I call for inspections?
Question: Where is the University Building Official located?
Question: To what extent does the plumbing code govern, does it include fixtures and equipment?
Question: What if I have additional questions?

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Question: Is the Building Code a new requirement for VA Tech?
Answer: No, the requirement for VA Tech to conduct construction, renovation, alterations, additions, change of use and maintenance according to the Virginia Uniform Statewide Building Code is not new. The state legislature has required us to meet the requirements of the fire codes and building codes since it was first adopted. The first statewide building code was adopted in 1974.

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Question: Who determines the building codes?
Answer: The Virginia Uniform State wide Building Code is adopted by the state legislature based on amendments to model codes adopted by the Department of DHCD Housing and Community Development and for state owned property, the Bureau of Capital Management.

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Question: Why do we have building codes?
Answer: The building code is provided to safeguard life safety to the greatest economical extent possible. While we can never prevent all possible fires or building failures, we can take the steps to learn from past failures. Whether is the lesson learned from city fires that destroyed cities like Chicago or New York in the nineteenth century or the failure to maintain a safe egress that lead to deaths in Rhode Island a few years back.

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Question: What does the enforcement of the Building Code mean to me?
Answer: The answer is that the building code is the law established by the Commonwealth of Virginia and any work done on campus by you, for you, or on your behalf must be done in conformance with the code and more often than not will require a building permit. Beyond the aspect of law, the building code is simply the minimum requirements for building safety based on years of failures and accidents and what we know about the materials we build with.

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Question: What is a Building Permit?
Answer: A Building permit is a legal license to begin construction on a project. In addition, building permits are broken down into separate permits for mechanical, electrical, plumbing, and fuel gas work. Often they are all collectively referred to as building permits.

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Question: What is the purpose of the Building Permit?
Answer: Assure safe construction and allow for the enforcement of the codes that have been adopted as law to protect the Public Safety, Health, and Welfare.

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Question: Why a permit?
Answer: Building permits provide the means for the code officials to protect persons through review and inspection to ensure minimum standards are being meet.

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Question: What Work requires a permit?
Answer : Please see our link to Section 108 of the Virginia Uniform Statewide Building Code which addresses that question.

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Question: What is the process of gaining a permit?
Answer: Putting aside any campus department responsibilities, the process is generally:

  • First, fully understand and document the project. This may or may not require a registered design professional. More than likely, you will need to gather information about the project, including equipment to be installed, existing structures that are to be impacted, soils, construction documents, etc. In many cases, you may work with another department such as Renovations and they will prepare documents and acquire the permits. However, as the end user, you still need to provide information to ensure the project is fully understood.
  • Complete and Application and provide the construction documents for review. Submit your application and two sets of the construction documents to the University Building Official. The Building Official staff will review the documents and the appropriate sections of the code to verify compliance. This process may generate questions and may identify non-compliance issues that must be resolved before a permit can be issued.
  • Receive the Permit and approved drawings. This is a legal document that must be clearly posted at the job site for inspection. The approved drawings are for use in the field for both construction and inspection. Construction may begin at any time within six (6) months of receiving the permit.
  • Arrange for specific inspections during the progress of the work. The code specifies seven different required inspection stages, although not every project may require them all. For example, an electrical job will often not require a footing inspection. If the inspection identifies non-conforming work, the inspector will document it and require it be corrected prior to any other work and inspections. In the event the violation is a threat to life safety or is a fire hazard, he Inspector may in fact issue a “Stop Work Order” until the safety issue is resolved. It should be noted that construction changes from the approved submittal, will require and approval in the same manner as the original documents and application.
  • Certificate of Occupancy or Final Inspection is the final stage of a project. This is the culmination of the ongoing construction and inspection process. The Co or in the case of an existing building, the Final Inspection, marks the point at which the building or system can be returned to normal use and it has meet the minim um safety standards established by the Commonwealth in the building code.


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Question:  Is there a cost to the building code application, review, permit, or inspection process?
Answer: Not at this time.


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Question: What happens if I start construction without a permit?
Answer: You will be required to submit drawings and documents with an application immediately for review. At the option of the Building Official you may be served with a Stop Work order and the project delayed. Continued failure to follow the requirements of the building code will result in a Notice of Violation as well as a stop work order.

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Question: What are the penalties?
Answer: Violations will be reported to the University administration and the Board of Visitors for disciplinary action as appropriate.

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Question: How will I know when I need an inspection?
Answer: The code establishes certain minimum inspections, which are itemized below:

  • No work shall be covered without written confirmation from the University Building Official's office inspector that inspections are complete and all code related deficiencies have been resolved.
  • FOOTING INSPECTION – To be made after basement or footing trenches are excavated and forms, where applicable, are erected. All reinforcement steel, when necessary, must be in place and anchored. This inspection must be made prior to pouring concrete. If slab on grade (monolithic pour) construction this inspection includes the foundation inspection.
  • FOUNDATION
    • Masonry Foundation Wall Inspection: The foundation block must be completed to the level of the finish grade, and be continuous over any steps or grade changes. Piers must be complete to the level of finish grade and any brick or other veneer must also be in place. All bonding or other lateral support of intersection walls must be complete and visible. All form boards or step boards must be removed and the foundation trench ready for backfilling. The top of the footings must be clean and clearly visible. Inspectors will not wait more than several minutes until the footing is made visible if they arrive and find it has been covered.
    • Damp-Proofing Inspection: Basements must be inspected for water-proofing method, drains, gravel, and filter cloth before being backfilled.
    • Piling installation: The building Inspector may require the installation of pile foundations be supervised by the owner's professional engineer or an approved professional service.
    • Reinforces Concrete: This inspection must be made for concrete beams, columns and slabs prior to pouring concrete. All reinforcement steel, when necessary, must be in place and anchored
    • Floor Joists Inspection: To be made after load-bearing walls to the first floor sill height have been erected, beams and floor-joists have been installed, and grading within the perimeter walls has been completed. Sub-flooring shall not be installed before this inspection has been improved. In basements, the first floor system (box) shall have all approved (on plans) supports (posts, columns, posts) for beams and girders in place and secured.
  • FIREPLACE INSPECTION – Where there is to be a fireplace(s) installed in a building, this inspection must take place while combustible clearances can be inspected. This must be before the interior is insulated and sheet rocked, but may be after the fireplace is finished. This includes all types of fireplaces; masonry, prefab, and ventless. NOTE: A separate mechanical permit is required for gas fireplace appliances.
  • SHEATHING INSPECTION - All structural lumber must be grade marked and shear panel installation completed including nailing and tie downs. All framing and connections must be complete prior to covering with concealing materials. Structures with fire walls, fire barriers, fire rated assemblies will have additional inspections as required by the inspector as construction progresses. Contact the University Building Official for details specific to the project.
  • FRAME and MASONRY INSPECTION - To be made after the roof, all framing fire-stopping, blocking and bracing is in place, and the Sub-flooring has been installed. Do not install insulation before the framing inspection is approved. The building should be “weathered in” including windows, doors, and roof shingles for this inspection. Structures with fire walls, fire barriers, fire rated assemblies will have additional inspections as required by the inspector as construction progresses. Contact the University Building Official for details specific to the project.
  • TRADE ROUGH-INS - Inspect the rough in for plumbing, electrical and mechanical systems prior to being covered or concealed. NOTE: It will necessary to request or schedule the trade rough-ins. All of the trade rough-ins will be conducted on the day the general contractor requests the framing inspection.
  • INSULATION INSPECTION - To be made when all required insulation has been installed. In the event that the contractor intends to use blown insulation in the ceilings, that portion of this inspection may be delayed until and during the final inspection. Exception: Insulation between slabs and exterior walls will be inspected during the foundation inspection.
  • FINAL INSPECTION - To be made after the building has been completed and ready for occupancy. This inspection will not be made until all required electrical, plumbing, and mechanical final inspections have been made and the work approved. A Certificate of Use and Occupancy is issued only after completion of this inspection. The structure may not be used or occupied in whole or part until issuance of a Certificate of Occupancy. The disturbed area must be stabilized or the required erosion control measures must be in good condition.
  • Some projects may require Special Inspections and additional inspections by the Fire Marshal or Health Department. When in doubt, call to discuss prior to beginning the work.


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Question: When and where do I call for inspections?
Answer: Contact our office at 231-4678, come by the office in Room 71 Sterrett Facilities Complex, or email us at Hinson@vt.edu. Inspections should be scheduled at least 24 hours prior.

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Question: Where is the University Building Official located?
Answer: The office of the University Building Official is located in Room 71 Sterrett Facilities Complex. Visitor and metered parking is provided in front of the building.

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Question: To what extent does the plumbing code govern, does it include fixtures and equipment?

Answer: Based on the 2006 Edition of the International Plumbing Code (IPC) as adopted by the 2006 VUSBC, the plumbing code governs all new work. The code commentary notes that “new work” includes alteration, addition, renovation and repair work being done on an existing plumbing system. Therefore the only plumbing activities that are exempt are drain cleaning or rodding and the repair or replacement of faucets, fill valves, flush meters and similar trim and fittings. Any plumbing work that results in the alteration or disassembly of existing drain, waste, vent and water distribution piping would require a permit. Additionally, any plumbing work that involves the alteration of a plumbing fixture would require a permit.  Noted below are the related code sections from the 2006 IPC.

2006 Edition of the International Plumbing Code

SECTION  - 102 Applicability

102.1 General. The provisions of this code shall apply to all matters affecting or relating to structures, as set forth in Section 101. Where, in any specific case, different sections of this code specify different materials, methods of construction or other requirements, the most restrictive shall govern.

102.2 Existing installations. Plumbing systems lawfully in existence at the time of the adoption of this code shall be permitted to have their use and maintenance continued if the use, maintenance or repair is in accordance with the original design and no hazard to life, health or property is created by such plumbing system.

102.3 Maintenance. All plumbing systems, materials and appurtenances, both existing and new, and all parts thereof, shall be maintained in proper operating condition in accordance with the original design in a safe and sanitary condition. All devices or safeguards required by this code shall be maintained in compliance with the code edition under which they were installed.

The owner or the owner’s designated agent shall be responsible for maintenance of plumbing systems. To determine compliance with this provision, the code official shall have the authority to require any plumbing system to be reinspected.

102.4 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 106 - Permits

106.1 When required. Any owner, authorized agent or contractor who desires to construct, enlarge, alter, repair, move, demolish or change the occupancy of a building or structure, or to erect, install, enlarge, alter, repair, remove, convert or replace any plumbing system, the installation of which is regulated by this code, or to cause any such work to be done, shall first make application to the code official and obtain the required permit for the work.

106.2 Exempt work. The following work shall be exempt from the requirement for a permit:

1. The stopping of leaks in drains, water, soil, waste or vent pipe provided, however, that if any concealed trap, drainpipe, water, soil, waste or vent pipe becomes defective and it becomes necessary to remove and replace the same with new material, such work shall be considered as new work and a permit shall be obtained and inspection made as provided in this code.

2. The clearing of stoppages or the repairing of leaks in pipes, valves or fixtures, and the removal and reinstallation of water closets, provided such repairs do not involve or require the replacement or rearrangement of valves, pipes or fixtures.

Exemption from the permit requirements of this code shall not be deemed to grant authorization for any work to be done in violation of the provisions of this code or any other laws or ordinances of this jurisdiction.

106.3 Application for permit. Each application for a permit, with the required fee, shall be filed with the code official on a form furnished for that purpose and shall contain a general description of the proposed work and its location. The application shall be signed by the owner or an authorized agent. The permit application shall indicate the proposed occupancy of all parts of the building and of that portion of the site or lot, if any, not covered by the building or structure and shall contain such other information required by the code official.

106.3.1 Construction documents. Construction documents, engineering calculations, diagrams and other such data shall be submitted in two or more sets with each application for a permit. The code official shall require construction documents, computations and specifications to be prepared and designed by a registered design professional when required by state law. Construction documents shall be drawn to scale and shall be of sufficient clarity to indicate the location, nature and extent of the work proposed and show in detail that the work conforms to the provisions of this code. Construction documents for buildings more than two stories in height shall indicate where penetrations will be made for pipe, fittings and components and shall indicate the materials and methods for maintaining required structural safety, fire-resistance rating and fire blocking.

Exception: The code official shall have the authority to waive the submission of construction documents, calculations or other data if the nature of the work applied for is such that reviewing of construction documents is not necessary to determine compliance with this code.

106.4 By whom application is made. Application for a permit shall be made by the person or agent to install all or part of any plumbing system. The applicant shall meet all qualifications established by statute, or by rules promulgated by this code, or by ordinance or by resolution. The full name and address of the applicant shall be stated in the application.

106.5 Permit issuance. The application, construction documents and other data filed by an applicant for permit shall be reviewed by the code official. If the code official finds that the proposed work conforms to the requirements of this code and all laws and ordinances applicable thereto, and that the fees specified in Section 106.6 have been paid, a permit shall be issued to the applicant.

106.5.1 Approved construction documents. When the code official issues the permit where construction documents are required, the construction documents shall be endorsed in writing and stamped “APPROVED.” Such approved construction documents shall not be changed, modified or altered without authorization from the code official. All work shall be done in accordance with the approved construction documents.

SECTION 202 - General Definitions

PLUMBING. The practice, materials and fixtures utilized in the installation, maintenance, extension and alteration of all piping, fixtures, plumbing appliances and plumbing appurtenances, within or adjacent to any structure, in connection with sanitary drainage or storm drainage facilities; venting systems; and public or private water supply systems.

PLUMBING APPLIANCE. Any one of a special class of plumbing fixtures intended to perform a special function. Included are fixtures having the operation or control dependent on one or more energized components, such as motors, controls, heating elements, or pressure- or temperature-sensing elements.

Such fixtures are manually adjusted or controlled by the owner or operator, or are operated automatically through one or more of the following actions: a time cycle, a temperature range, a pressure range, a measured volume or weight.

PLUMBING APPURTENANCE. A manufactured device, prefabricated assembly or an on-the-job assembly of component parts that is an adjunct to the basic piping system and plumbing fixtures. An appurtenance demands no additional water supply and does not add any discharge load to a fixture or to the drainage system.

PLUMBING FIXTURE. A receptacle or device that is either permanently or temporarily connected to the water distribution system of the premises and demands a supply of water there from; discharges wastewater, liquid-borne waste materials or sewage either directly or indirectly to the drainage system of the premises; or requires both a water supply connection and a discharge to the drainage system of the premises.

PLUMBING SYSTEM. Includes the water supply and distribution pipes; plumbing fixtures and traps; water-treating or water-using equipment; soil, waste and vent pipes; and sanitary and storm sewers and building drains; in addition to their respective connections, devices and appurtenances within a structure or premises.

SECTION 422 – Health Care Fixtures and Equipment

(We note that in accordance with the Code Commentary, this section is also applied to other occupancies than just Health Care where the plumbing fixtures covered by this section are used.)

422.1 Scope. This section shall govern those aspects of health care plumbing systems that differ from plumbing systems in other structures. Health care plumbing systems shall conform to the requirements of this section in addition to the other requirements of this code. The provisions of this section shall apply to the special devices and equipment installed and maintained in the following occupancies: nursing homes, homes for the aged, orphanages, infirmaries, first aid stations, psychiatric facilities, clinics, professional offices of dentists and doctors, mortuaries, educational facilities, surgery, dentistry, research and testing laboratories, establishments manufacturing pharmaceutical drugs and medicines, and other structures with similar apparatus and equipment classified as plumbing.

422.2 Approval. All special plumbing fixtures, equipment, devices and apparatus shall be of an approved type.

422.3 Protection. All devices, appurtenances, appliances and apparatus intended to serve some special function, such as sterilization, distillation, processing, cooling, or storage of ice or foods, and that connect to either the water supply or drainage system, shall be provided with protection against backflow, flooding, fouling, contamination of the water supply system and stoppage of the drain.

Question: To what extent does the plumbing code govern, does it include fixtures and equipment?

Answer: Based on the 2006 Edition of the International Plumbing Code (IPC) as adopted by the 2006 VUSBC, the plumbing code governs all new work. The code commentary notes that "new work" includes alteration, addition, renovation and repair work being done on an existing plumbing system. Therefore the only plumbing activities that are exempt are drain cleaning or rodding and the repair or replacement of faucets, fill valves, flush meters and similar trim and fittings. Any plumbing work that results in the alteration or disassembly of existing drain, waste, vent and water distribution piping would require a permit. Additionally, any plumbing work that involves the alteration of a plumbing fixture would require a permit. Noted below are the related code sections from the 2006 IPC.

2006 Edition of the International Plumbing Code

SECTION - 102 Applicability

102.1 General. The provisions of this code shall apply to all matters affecting or relating to structures, as set forth in Section 101. Where, in any specific case, different sections of this code specify different materials, methods of construction or other requirements, the most restrictive shall govern.

102.2 Existing installations. Plumbing systems lawfully in existence at the time of the adoption of this code shall be permitted to have their use and maintenance continued if the use, maintenance or repair is in accordance with the original design and no hazard to life, health or property is created by such plumbing system.

102.3 Maintenance. All plumbing systems, materials and appurtenances, both existing and new, and all parts thereof, shall be maintained in proper operating condition in accordance with the original design in a safe and sanitary condition. All devices or safeguards required by this code shall be maintained in compliance with the code edition under which they were installed.

The owner or the owner’s designated agent shall be responsible for maintenance of plumbing systems. To determine compliance with this provision, the code official shall have the authority to require any plumbing system to be reinspected.

102.4 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 106 - Permits

106.1 When required. Any owner, authorized agent or contractor who desires to construct, enlarge, alter, repair, move, demolish or change the occupancy of a building or structure, or to erect, install, enlarge, alter, repair, remove, convert or replace any plumbing system, the installation of which is regulated by this code, or to cause any such work to be done, shall first make application to the code official and obtain the required permit for the work.

106.2 Exempt work. The following work shall be exempt from the requirement for a permit:

1. The stopping of leaks in drains, water, soil, waste or vent pipe provided, however, that if any concealed trap, drainpipe, water, soil, waste or vent pipe becomes defective and it becomes necessary to remove and replace the same with new material, such work shall be considered as new work and a permit shall be obtained and inspection made as provided in this code.

2. The clearing of stoppages or the repairing of leaks in pipes, valves or fixtures, and the removal and reinstallation of water closets, provided such repairs do not involve or require the replacement or rearrangement of valves, pipes or fixtures.

Exemption from the permit requirements of this code shall not be deemed to grant authorization for any work to be done in violation of the provisions of this code or any other laws or ordinances of this jurisdiction.

106.3 Application for permit. Each application for a permit, with the required fee, shall be filed with the code official on a form furnished for that purpose and shall contain a general description of the proposed work and its location. The application shall be signed by the owner or an authorized agent. The permit application shall indicate the proposed occupancy of all parts of the building and of that portion of the site or lot, if any, not covered by the building or structure and shall contain such other information required by the code official.

106.3.1 Construction documents. Construction documents, engineering calculations, diagrams and other such data shall be submitted in two or more sets with each application for a permit. The code official shall require construction documents, computations and specifications to be prepared and designed by a registered design professional when required by state law. Construction documents shall be drawn to scale and shall be of sufficient clarity to indicate the location, nature and extent of the work proposed and show in detail that the work conforms to the provisions of this code. Construction documents for buildings more than two stories in height shall indicate where penetrations will be made for pipe, fittings and components and shall indicate the materials and methods for maintaining required structural safety, fire-resistance rating and fire blocking.

Exception: The code official shall have the authority to waive the submission of construction documents, calculations or other data if the nature of the work applied for is such that reviewing of construction documents is not necessary to determine compliance with this code.

106.4 By whom application is made. Application for a permit shall be made by the person or agent to install all or part of any plumbing system. The applicant shall meet all qualifications established by statute, or by rules promulgated by this code, or by ordinance or by resolution. The full name and address of the applicant shall be stated in the application.

106.5 Permit issuance. The application, construction documents and other data filed by an applicant for permit shall be reviewed by the code official. If the code official finds that the proposed work conforms to the requirements of this code and all laws and ordinances applicable thereto, and that the fees specified in Section 106.6 have been paid, a permit shall be issued to the applicant.

106.5.1 Approved construction documents. When the code official issues the permit where construction documents are required, the construction documents shall be endorsed in writing and stamped “APPROVED.” Such approved construction documents shall not be changed, modified or altered without authorization from the code official. All work shall be done in accordance with the approved construction documents.

SECTION 202 - General Definitions

PLUMBING. The practice, materials and fixtures utilized in the installation, maintenance, extension and alteration of all piping, fixtures, plumbing appliances and plumbing appurtenances, within or adjacent to any structure, in connection with sanitary drainage or storm drainage facilities; venting systems; and public or private water supply systems.

PLUMBING APPLIANCE. Any one of a special class of plumbing fixtures intended to perform a special function. Included are fixtures having the operation or control dependent on one or more energized components, such as motors, controls, heating elements, or pressure- or temperature-sensing elements.

Such fixtures are manually adjusted or controlled by the owner or operator, or are operated automatically through one or more of the following actions: a time cycle, a temperature range, a pressure range, a measured volume or weight.

PLUMBING APPURTENANCE. A manufactured device, prefabricated assembly or an on-the-job assembly of component parts that is an adjunct to the basic piping system and plumbing fixtures. An appurtenance demands no additional water supply and does not add any discharge load to a fixture or to the drainage system.

PLUMBING FIXTURE. A receptacle or device that is either permanently or temporarily connected to the water distribution system of the premises and demands a supply of water there from; discharges wastewater, liquid-borne waste materials or sewage either directly or indirectly to the drainage system of the premises; or requires both a water supply connection and a discharge to the drainage system of the premises.

PLUMBING SYSTEM. Includes the water supply and distribution pipes; plumbing fixtures and traps; water-treating or water-using equipment; soil, waste and vent pipes; and sanitary and storm sewers and building drains; in addition to their respective connections, devices and appurtenances within a structure or premises.

SECTION 422 – Health Care Fixtures and Equipment

(We note that in accordance with the Code Commentary, this section is also applied to other occupancies than just Health Care where the plumbing fixtures covered by this section are used.)

422.1 Scope. This section shall govern those aspects of health care plumbing systems that differ from plumbing systems in other structures. Health care plumbing systems shall conform to the requirements of this section in addition to the other requirements of this code. The provisions of this section shall apply to the special devices and equipment installed and maintained in the following occupancies: nursing homes, homes for the aged, orphanages, infirmaries, first aid stations, psychiatric facilities, clinics, professional offices of dentists and doctors, mortuaries, educational facilities, surgery, dentistry, research and testing laboratories, establishments manufacturing pharmaceutical drugs and medicines, and other structures with similar apparatus and equipment classified as plumbing.

422.2 Approval. All special plumbing fixtures, equipment, devices and apparatus shall be of an approved type.

422.3 Protection. All devices, appurtenances, appliances and apparatus intended to serve some special function, such as sterilization, distillation, processing, cooling, or storage of ice or foods, and that connect to either the water supply or drainage system, shall be provided with protection against backflow, flooding, fouling, contamination of the water supply system and stoppage of the drain.

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Question: What if I have additional questions?
Answer: Contact the University Building Official at (540) 231-4678 or hinson@vt.edu

University Building Official
William Hinson Jr. PE CBO
230 Sterrett Dr.
Blacksburg VA 24061
Office phone: 540-231-4678
Office Fax: 540-231-7239
Email: Hinson@vt.edu

Heather M. Snidow
Permit Technician
Phone: 540-231-5534
Email: hsnidow@vt.edu

Steven Smith, PE
Inspector/Reviewer
Phone: 540-231-2662
Email: stsmith1@vt.edu

Joseph D. Zokaites, PE
Inspector/Reviewer
Phone: 540-231-6613
Email: jzokaites@vt.edu


Related Links

VA Department of Housing and Community Development

Department of Professional and Occupational Regulation

VA Building and Code Officials Association

VA Department of Fire Programs

VA Department of Health - New River Health District