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A. The 2014 edition of the Illinois plumbing code, as it may be amended from time to time, is hereby adopted by reference in its entirety as the official plumbing code of the village subject to the modifications hereinafter set forth and any amendments hereinafter made by the board of trustees and shall hereinafter be applicable in the village.
B. Three (3) copies of the plumbing code and supplements herein adopted shall be kept on file in the office of the village clerk for public inspection and use.
C. The board of trustees hereby designates the community development director and the plumbing inspector, and any other persons who may be designated from time to time, to enforce the plumbing code adopted by this section.
D. Any person violating any provision of this code shall be fined not less than fifty dollars ($50.00) nor more than seven hundred fifty dollars ($750.00) for each offense; and a separate offense shall be deemed committed on each day during or on which a violation occurs or continues.
E. The following revisions to the standard form of the Illinois state plumbing code shall apply within the village:
1. Any person performing plumbing work within the village must be a licensed Illinois plumber and must submit information on forms supplied by the village prior to doing any plumbing work within the village.
2. No person performing plumbing work within the village shall use materials other than those set forth on the village's approved materials list.
3. Minimum size of water services to be used is one inch (1") or demand per state code. (Ord. 2016-06, 1-26-2016)
F. Pursuant to 17 Illinois administrative code 3730.307(c)(4) and subject to the Illinois plumbing code (77 Ill. adm. code 890) and the lawn irrigation contractor and lawn sprinkler system registration code (77 Ill. adm. code 892) all new plumbing fixtures and irrigation controllers installed in the village of Fox Lake shall bear the WaterSense label (as designated by the U.S. environmental protection agency WaterSense program), when such labeled fixtures are available. (Ord. 2016-09, 2-23-2016)