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Corinth, Texas

Imperial Plumbing serves all of the city of Corinth, Texas including the following zip codes: 76208, 76210.

Water Heater Installation Requirements Info:

  • Phone Number for Building Inspections Division: 940.498.7502
  • Water Heaters installed in attics

    Attics containing a water heater shall be provided with an opening and unobstructed passageway large enough to allow removal of the water heater. The passageway shall not be less than 30 inches (762 mm) high and 22 inches (559 mm) wide and not more than 20 feet (6096 mm) in length when measured along the centerline of the passageway from the opening to the water heater. The passageway shall have continuous solid flooring not less than 24 inches (610 mm) wide. A level service space at least 30 inches (762 mm) deep and 30 inches (762 mm) wide shall be present at the front or service side of the water heater. The clear access opening dimensions shall be a minimum of 20 inches by 30 inches (508 mm by 762 mm), or larger where such dimensions are not large enough to allow remooval of the water heater.

  • Water Heaters above ground or floor

    When the attic, roof, mezzanine or platform in which a water heater is installed is more than eight (8) feet (2438 mm) above the ground or floor level, it shall be made accessible by a stairway or permanent ladder fastened to the building.

    Exception: A max 10 gallon water heater (or larger with approval) is capable of being accessed through a lay-in ceiling and a water heater is installed is not more than ten (10) feet (3048 mm) above the ground or floor level and may be reached with a portable ladder.

    Whenever the mezzanine or platform is not adequately lighted or access to a receptacle outlet is not obtainable from the main level, lighting and a receptacle outlet shall be provided in accordance with Section 502.1.

Corinth Plumbing Code Tips:

  • Uses the 2009 edition of the International Plumbing Code with amendments recommended by the North Central Texas Council of Governments (NCTCOG).
  • Link to applicable NCTCOG codes (due to the way that the city packaged these files, they may not work on a mobile device): https://www.cityofcorinth.com/DocumentView.aspx?DID=789
  • Requirements for discharge piping

    The discharge piping serving a pressure relief valve, temperature relief valve or combination thereof shall:

    1. Not be directly connected to the drainage system.
    2. Discharge through an air gap.
    3. Not be smaller than the diameter of the outlet of the valve served and shall discharge full size to the air gap.
    4. Serve a single relief device and shall not connect to piping serving any other relief device or equipment.

      Exception: Multiple relief devices may be installed to a single T & P discharge piping system when approved by the administrative authority and permitted by the manufactures installation instructions and installed according to those instructions.

    5. Discharge to an indirect waste receptor or to the outdoors. Where discharging to the outdoors in areas subject to freezing, discharge piping shall be first piped to an indirect waste receptor through an air gap located in a conditioned area.
    6. Discharge in a manner that does not cause personal injury or structural damage.
    7. Discharge to a termination point that is readily observable by the building occupants.
    8. Not be trapped.
    9. Be installed so as to flow by gravity.
    10. Not terminate less than 6 inches or more than 24 inches (152 mm) above grade nor more than 6 inches above the waste receptor.
    11. Not have a threaded connection at the end of such piping.
    12. Not have valves or tee fittings.
    13. Be constructed of those materials listed in Section 605.4 or materials tested, rated and approved for such use in accordance with ASME A112.4.1.
  • Location of shutoff valves

    Shutoff valves shall be installed in the following locations:

    1. On the fixture supply to each plumbing fixture other than bathtubs and showers in one- and two-family residential occupancies, and other than in individual sleeping units that are provided with unit shutoff valves in hotels, motels, boarding houses and similar occupancies.
    2. On the water supply pipe to each appliance or mechanical equipment.
  • Domestic dishwashing machines

    Domestic dishwashing machines shall discharge indirectly through an air gap or air break into a standpipe or waste receptor in accordance with Section 802.2, or discharge into a wye-branch fitting on the tailpiece of the kitchen sink or the dishwasher connection of a food waste grinder. The waste line of a domestic dishwashing machine discharging into a kitchen sink tailpiece or food waste grinder shall connect to a deck-mounted air gap.

Customer Reviews

Average rating: 5.0 out of 5 with 2 rating(s)

5 Star Rating
Overall Experience 5 / 5

Honest and did an awesome job. Great job Toby.

5 Star Rating
Overall Experience 5 / 5

Great service, prompt and professional.

Kept apprised of arrival time, status throughout diagnosis and installation.