CHAPTER IV. BUILDINGS AND CONSTRUCTIONCHAPTER IV. BUILDINGS AND CONSTRUCTION\ARTICLE 4. PLUMBING CODE

That certain model code known as the International Plumbing Code and Appendices, 2000 edition, as published by the International Code Council, is hereby incorporated by reference herein and made a part of this article, save and except such portions as are hereinafter or may hereafter be amended, revised or deleted, as authorized and in the manner prescribed by the statutes of the State of Kansas. No fewer than three copies of the code incorporated by reference in this article shall be kept on file in the office of the city clerk and kept available for inspection by the public at all reasonable business hours. The filed copies of the code shall be marked or stamped “Official Copy as Incorporated by the Code of the City of Russell.” All sections or portions of the filed copies of the code shall be clearly marked to show deletions, amendments and revisions of the code.

(Code 1973, 5-501; Code 1983; Ord. 1684, Sec. 19)

Amendments to the International Plumbing Code, 2000 edition, incorporated by section 4-401 shall be as follows:

(a)   Add as section 704.6 the following: Size and Slope. The size and slope of the building sewer and building drain shall be subject to the approval of the plumbing inspector, but in no event shall the diameter of said sewer be less than four inches for single residences and six inches for multiple residences, commercial or industrial establishments; Provided, that in the judgment of the said inspector a four inch line may be installed in industrial and commercial establishments. The slope of the pipe shall not be less than one-fourth inch per foot.

(Code 1983; Ord. 1523; Ord. 1684, Sec. 20)

Deletions to the International Plumbing Code, 2000 edition, incorporated by section 4-401 shall be as follows:

(a)   Section 109. Means of Appeal

(Ord. 1684, Sec. 21)

Revisions to the International Plumbing Code, 2000 edition, incorporated by section 4-401 shall be as follows:

(a)   Section 101.1. Insert: City of Russell

(Ord. 1684, Sec. 22)

Regulations relating to fees required by this code shall be as follows.

(a)   One plumbing fixture with one trap or set of fixtures with one trap - $2.00

(b)   Floor drains - $2.00

(c)   Sewer taps - $100.00

(Code 1973, 5-514; Code 1983; Ord. 1684, Sec. 23)

Any person, firm or corporation violating any provision of this code shall upon conviction thereof be fine in any sum not less than $50.00 nor more than $500.00 and each day’s continuance of such violation shall be considered a separate offense. Any conviction of a provision of this code by a licensee shall be sufficient cause for the revocation of the license of such licensee.

(Code 1973, 5-518; Code 1983; Ord. 1684, Sec. 24; Code 2017)