Chapter 1 SCOPE AND ADMINISTRATION

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Section 101 GENERAL

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101.1 Title

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Chapters 4101:3-1 to 4101:3-15 of the Administrative Code shall be designated as the "Ohio Plumbing Code" for which the designation "OPC" may be substituted. The "international Plumbing Code® 2015, first printing, Chapters 2 to 15," as published by the "International Code Council, Inc." is used as the basis of this document. References in these chapters to "this code" or to the "plumbing code" in other sections of the Administrative Code shall mean the "Ohio Plumbing Code".

101.2 Scope

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The provisions of this code shall apply to the design, installation, maintenance, alteration, repair, relocation, replacement, addition to, use and inspection of plumbing systems within buildings. This code shall also apply to those other systems, system components, equipment and appliances specifically addressed herein.

101.3 Administrative and enforcement

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For administrative and enforcement provisions of this code, refer to Sections 101.2 to 115.4 of the building code.

101.4 Referenced standards

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When a reference is made within the plumbing code to a federal statutory provision, an industry consensus standard, or any other technical publication, the specific date and title of the publication as well as the name and address of the promulgating agency are listed in Chapter 15 of this code. The application of the referenced standards shall be limited and as prescribed in Section 102.5 of the building code.
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