1305.05  PLUMBING.
   (a)    "Master plumber" means one who has the ability to lay out a complete plumbing system including waste, vent and potable water lines for all occupancies governed by the Ohio Basic Building Code and the Codified Ordinances of the City of Maumee and shall possess the following qualifications:
      (1)   A.    Must have a completion certificate from a Department of Labor approved apprenticeship course in the plumbing building construction industry approved by the Board of Control, or must submit documentation to the Building Official that the applicant successfully completed a training program equivalent to the approved accredited apprenticeship program, a valid Certificate of Qualification as a journeyman plumber in the plumbing building construction industry and present notarized documentation to the Building Official that the applicant has been certified in a governmental unit by means of qualification testing deemed equivalent to the City's testing by the Board of Control; and
         B.    Shall have been employed and worked as the primary occupation in the plumbing building construction industry with experience as deemed appropriate by the Board of Control for a minimum of 6,000 hours during a period of not less than four  consecutive years immediately prior to filing the application for examination. In lieu of four consecutive years of experience, aggregate work experience of not less than 8,000 hours in the previous six  calendar years will be acceptable; or
      (2)   A.    Shall submit to the Board of Control a true, valid and current copy of the Certificate of Qualification issued by the Ohio Construction Industry Examining Board for Plumbing Contractor.
         B.    City of Maumee licenses obtained by possession of a current State Certification of Qualification will not be renewed if the State Certificate is revoked, suspended or not renewed.
   (b)    "Journeyman plumber" means a person who has learned the trade of plumbing by completing a recognized apprenticeship course approved by the Board of Control. A journeyman plumber:
      (1)   A.    Has learned the trade of building construction plumber and must have completed an accredited plumbing building construction apprenticeship course approved by the U.S. Department of Labor Bureau of Apprenticeship and Training and approved by the Board of Control or must submit documentation to the Building Official that the applicant successfully completed a training program equivalent to the approved accredited apprenticeship program for approval by the Board of Control; or
         B.   Presents documentation to the Building Official for presentation to the Board of Control that the applicant was trained and employed as a building construction journeyman plumber for a period of time equivalent to that required for the approved apprenticeship program as set forth in subsection (b) (1) hereof.
   (c)   "Apprentice plumber" means one who, as a principal occupation is enrolled in an accredited plumbing building construction apprenticeship course approved by the U.S. Department of Labor Bureau of Apprenticeship Training and by the Board of Control or is enrolled in a recognized apprenticeship program approved by the Board of Control.
(Ord. 188-1996. Passed 11-18-96.)