City of Fairview TX water heater requirements
Effective September 2007, the Texas State Legislature enacted into the Plumbing License Law additional wording to specifically include water heaters in their list of plumbing fixtures, required by law, to have a plumbing permit issued prior to installation. In addition, the law provides that such installations be done according to current codes by a Fairview TX licensed master plumber and inspected by a licensed plumbing inspector.
Fairview Texas Water Heater Installation Requirements: (Updated 08/06/2013)
The City of Fairview Texas follows the 2006 International Plumbing and Residential Codes.
All water heaters require the installation of an emergency drain pan. Water Heater pans must be piped to the outside. All water heaters installed in the garage must be elevated 18 inches above floor.
A thermal expansion tank is required if water pressure is over 80 PSI or if on a closed loop system.
All natural gas water heaters require a gas sediment trap on the gas line.
A carbon monoxide detector is required every 1000 feet.
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*This is for informational purposes only and there is no guarantee as to its accuracy, as each city updates codes without notification. Please contact your city for up to date information regarding your project.