§ 153.17  PLUMBING STANDARDS.
   (A)   All plumbing shall be installed in accordance with the North Carolina Plumbing Code and shall be maintained in a state of good repair and in good working order.
   (B)   All plumbing shall be connected to the city sanitary sewer system where available or to another approved system connected to a potable water supply.
   (C)   All fixtures shall be operable and accessible to the occupants of the dwelling.
   (D)   There shall be no broken water closet bowls.
   (E)   Water closets shall not be loose or leaking.
   (F)   No leaks shall be in shower stall floor and/or wall.
   (G)   There shall be adequate facilities for furnishing hot water to each tub or shower, lavatory, and kitchen sink.
   (H)   There shall be installed an approved potable water supply inside the building for each dwelling unit.
   (I)   There shall be installed in each dwelling unit not less than a kitchen sink, a water closet, tub or shower, lavatory and sink and an adequate supply of both cold and hot water.
   (J)   There shall be separate toilet facilities for each dwelling unit.
   (K)   Toilet and bathing facilities shall be protected from the weather.
   (L)   All water piping shall be protected from freezing by proper installation in unprotected space.
   (M)   Sewer and water pipes shall be supported with no broken or leaking pipes.
   (N)   Every water closet compartment floor surface and bathroom floor surface shall be so constructed and maintained as to be reasonably impervious to water and so as to permit such floor to be readily kept in a clean and sanitary condition.
   (O)   The water closet and tub or shower shall be located in a room or rooms affording privacy to use.
(Ord. passed 2-18-92; Am. Ord. O-1999-37, passed 6-15-99; Am. Ord. O-1999-61, passed 10-5-99; Am. Ord. O-2001-25, passed 6-19-01)  Penalty, see § 10.99