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P-716.2 Applicability. The replacement of building sewer and building (house) drain piping by pipe-bursting methods shall be limited to gravity drainage piping of sizes 6 inches (152 mm) and smaller. The replacement piping shall be of the same nominal size as the existing piping. A plumbing permit shall be issued by the Department of Licenses and Inspections for this work and the work shall be properly inspected. Proof satisfactorily to the Department shall be provided that the PA One Call and any other applicable agency has been property notified prior to issuing a permit for this work.
P-716.3 Pre-installation inspection. The existing piping sections to be replaced shall be inspected internally by a recorded video camera survey.and the existing pipe to be replaced shall be introduced with water to identify any imperfections in alignment. The survey shall include notations of the position of cleanouts and the depth of connections to the existing piping.
P-716.7 Post-installation inspection. The completed replacement piping section shall be inspected internally by a recorded video camera survey.and the existing pipe to be replaced shall be introduced with water to identify any imperfections in alignment that would not allow for approval of the installation. The video survey shall be reviewed and approved or disapproved by the code official prior to pressure testing of the replacement piping system.
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