City of Addison 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 an Addison TX licensed master plumber and inspected by a licensed plumbing inspector.
Addison Texas Water Heater Installation Requirements: (Updated 08/06/2013
The City of Addison Texas follows the 2009 International Plumbing and International Residential Codes. Additional requirements include all water heater must have an expansion tank installed. All water heater installations require a drain pan with the drain line piped to the outside. If drain line cannot be run to the outside a Wags valve or other approved similar technology is required with prior approval only. FVIR water heaters do not require 18 inch elevation. Electric water heaters require a quick disconnect.
All Natural gas water heaters require a carbon monoxide detector is installed outside the nearest sleeping area.
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