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All installations must comply with the appropriate sections of the 2012 International Residential Code, the 2012 International Plumbing Code and the 2012 International Fuel Gas Code.
715.1 Sewage Backflow. Where the flood level rims of plumbing fixtures are below the elevation of the manhole cover of the next upstream manhole in the public sewer, such fixtures shall be protected by a backwater valve installed in the building drain, branch of the building drain or horizontal branch serving such fixtures. Plumbing fixtures having flood level rims above the elevation of the manhole cover of the next upstream manhole in the public sewer shall not discharge through a backwater valve.
Elevations will be verified from a plot plan with elevations or an elevation certificate from a licensed surveyor (provided by the permit applicant).
If you have questions about which inspection is needed or you would like to schedule an inspection, please call (913) 971-9874.