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A. The current edition of the Illinois plumbing code, as promulgated by the Illinois department of public health is hereby adopted by reference as the plumbing code of the village, except for such additions, insertions, deletions or changes as hereinafter prescribed in subsection B of this section.
B. The following are amendments to the plumbing code:
Add the following sections:
890.170 e) Public Systems Available. A public water main or public sewer system shall be considered available to a structure where the structure is located within 200 feet of the public water main or sewer.
890.210 a)1) Type "L" copper tube shall be used for all water distribution piping above grade, and type "K" copper tube shall be used for all water distribution piping below grade in the village of River Forest.
890.1150 a)4) Water service piping shall be installed a minimum of 5 feet 0 inches below grade in the village of River Forest.
890.1200 a) Water Service Pipe Sizing. This section shall be amended by deleting the number "three-fourths (3/4) inch" and replacing it with the number "one (1) inch".
890.1310 a)1) Polyvinyl chloride (PVC) pipe with cellular core shall not be permitted to be used in the village of River Forest.
890.1320 c)1) Sewer Depth: All building sewers shall be a minimum of 3 feet 6 inches below grade in the village of River Forest.
890.1430 c) Location Of Vent Terminal. This section shall be deleted in its entirety. In no case shall vent terminals extend through walls.
890.1440 a) Vent Terminal Size. This section shall be deleted in its entirety after the section heading and replaced with the following:
Each vent extension through a roof shall be at least 4 inches in diameter and in no instance shall said vent extension be less than one pipe size larger than the vent stack. The change in diameter shall be made inside the building at least one foot below the roof with an approved fitting.
890.1500 Installation Of Wet Venting This section shall be deleted in its entirety. Wet venting shall not be permitted in the village of River Forest.
890.1950 c) Violation Penalties. Any person who shall violate a provision of this code or shall fail to comply with any of the requirements thereof or who shall erect, install, alter or repair plumbing work in violation of the approved construction drawings or directive of the code official, or of a permit or certificate issued under the provisions of this code, shall be guilty of a misdemeanor, punishable by a fine of not more than $750.00. Each day that a violation continues after due notice has been served shall be deemed a separate offense.
890.1950 d) Unlawful Continuance. Any person who shall continue any work in or about the structure after having been served with a stop work order, except such work as that person is directed to perform to remove a violation or unsafe condition, shall be liable to a fine of not less than $100.00 or more than $750.00.
(Ord. 3239, 5-12-2008)