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International Residential Code 2015 (IRC 2015)

Part I — Administrative

Part II — Definitions

Part III — Building Planning and Construction

Part IV — Energy Conservation

Part V — Mechanical

Part VI — Fuel Gas

Part VII — Plumbing

Part VIII — Electrical

Part IX — Referenced Standards

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Chapter 30 Sanitary Drainage

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Plumbing systems in buildings and structures regulated by this code shall be designed and constructed in accordance with the Philadelphia Plumbing Code.

Section P3001 General

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P3001.1 Scope

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P3001.2 Protection From Freezing

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P3001.3 Flood-Resistant Installation

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Section P3002 Materials

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P3002.1 Piping Within Buildings

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P3002.2 Building Sewer

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P3002.2.1 Building Sewer Pipe Near the Water Service

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P3002.3 Fittings

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P3002.3.1 Drainage

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P3002.4 Other Materials

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P3002.4.1 Sheet Lead

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P3002.4.2 Lead Bends and Traps

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P3002.4.3 Sheet Copper

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Section P3003 Joints and Connections

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P3003.1 Tightness

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P3003.1.1 Threaded Joints, General

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P3003.2 Prohibited Joints

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P3003.3 ABS Plastic

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P3003.3.1 Mechanical Joints

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P3003.3.2 Solvent Cementing

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P3003.3.3 Threaded Joints

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P3003.4 Cast Iron

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P3003.4.1 Caulked Joints

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P3003.4.2 Compression Gasket Joints

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P3003.4.3 Mechanical Joint Coupling

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P3003.5 Concrete Joints

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P3003.6 Copper and Copper-Alloy Pipe and Tubing

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P3003.6.1 Brazed Joints

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P3003.6.2 Mechanical Joints

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P3003.6.3 Soldered Joints

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P3003.6.4 Threaded Joints

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P3003.7 Steel

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P3003.7.1 Threaded Joints

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P3003.7.2 Mechanical Joints

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P3003.8 Lead

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P3003.8.1 Burned

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P3003.8.2 Wiped

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P3003.9 PVC Plastic

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P3003.9.1 Mechanical Joints

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P3003.9.2 Solvent Cementing

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P3003.9.3 Threaded Joints

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P3003.10 Vitrified Clay

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P3003.11 Polyolefin Plastic

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P3003.11.1 Heat-Fusion Joints

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P3003.11.2 Mechanical and Compression Sleeve Joints

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P3003.12 Polyethylene Plastic Pipe

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P3003.12.1 Heat Fusion Joints

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P3003.12.2 Mechanical Joints

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P3003.13 Joints Between Different Materials

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P3003.13.1 Copper or Copper-Alloy Tubing to Cast-Iron Hub Pipe

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P3003.13.2 Copper or Copper-Alloy Tubing to Galvanized Steel Pipe

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P3003.13.3 Cast-Iron Pipe to Galvanized Steel or Brass Pipe

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P3003.13.4 Plastic Pipe or Tubing to Other Piping Material

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P3003.13.5 Lead Pipe to Other Piping Material

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P3003.13.6 Stainless Steel Drainage Systems to Other Materials

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P3003.14 Joints Between Drainage Piping and Water Closets

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Section P3004 Determining Drainage Fixture Units

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P3004.1 DWV System Load

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Section P3005 Drainage System

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P3005.1 Drainage Fittings and Connections

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P3005.1.1 Horizontal to Vertical (Multiple Connection Fittings)

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P3005.1.2 Heel- or Side-Inlet Quarter Bends, Drainage

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P3005.1.3 Heel- or Side-Inlet Quarter Bends, Venting

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P3005.1.4 Water Closet Connection Between Flange and Pipe

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P3005.1.5 Provisions for Future Fixtures

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P3005.1.6 Change in Size

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P3005.2 Cleanouts Required

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P3005.2.1 Horizontal Drains and Building Drains

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P3005.2.2 Building Sewers

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P3005.2.3 Building Drain and Building Sewer Junction

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P3005.2.4 Changes of Direction

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P3005.2.5 Cleanout Size

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P3005.2.6 Cleanout Plugs

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P3005.2.7 Manholes

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P3005.2.8 Installation Arrangement

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P3005.2.9 Required Clearance

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P3005.2.10 Cleanout Access

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P3005.2.10.1 Cleanout Plug Trim Covers

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P3005.2.10.2 Floor Cleanout Assemblies

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P3005.2.11 Prohibited Use

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P3005.3 Horizontal Drainage Piping Slope

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P3005.4 Drain Pipe Sizing

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P3005.4.1 Branch and Stack Sizing

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P3005.4.2 Building Drain and Sewer Size and Slope

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P3005.5 Connections to Offsets and Bases of Stacks

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Section P3006 Sizing of Drain Pipe Offsets

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P3006.1 Vertical Offsets

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P3006.2 Horizontal Offsets Above the Lowest Branch

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P3006.3 Horizontal Offsets Below the Lowest Branch

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Section P3007 Sumps and Ejectors

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P3007.1 Building Subdrains

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P3007.2 Valves Required

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P3007.3 Sump Design

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P3007.3.1 Sump Pump

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P3007.3.2 Sump Pit

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P3007.3.3 Discharge Pipe and Fittings

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P3007.3.3.1 Materials

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P3007.3.3.2 Ratings

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P3007.3.4 Maximum Effluent Level

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P3007.3.5 Ejector Connection to the Drainage System

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P3007.4 Sewage Pumps and Sewage Ejectors

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P3007.5 Macerating Toilet Systems and Pumped Waste Systems

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P3007.6 Capacity

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Section P3008 Backwater Valves

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P3008.1 Sewage Backflow

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P3008.2 Material

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P3008.3 Seal

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P3008.4 Diameter

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P3008.5 Location

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Section P3009 Subsurface Landscape Irrigation Systems

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P3009.1 Scope

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P3009.2 Materials

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P3009.3 Tests

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P3009.4 Inspections

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P3009.5 Disinfection

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P3009.6 Coloring

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P3009.7 Sizing

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P3009.8 Percolation Tests

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P3009.8.1 Percolation Tests and Procedures

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P3009.8.1.1 Percolation Test Hole

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P3009.8.1.2 Test Procedure, Sandy Soils

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P3009.8.1.3 Test Procedure, Other Soils

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P3009.8.1.4 Mechanical Test Equipment

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P3009.8.2 Permeability Evaluation

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P3009.9 Subsurface Landscape Irrigation Site Location

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P3009.10 Installation

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P3009.10.1 Absorption Area

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P3009.10.2 Seepage Trench Excavations

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P3009.10.3 Seepage Bed Excavations

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P3009.10.4 Excavation and Construction

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P3009.10.5 Aggregate and Backfill

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P3009.11 Distribution Piping

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P3009.11.1 Joints

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Section P3010 Replacement of Underground Sewers by Pipe Bursting Methods

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P3010.1 General

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P3010.2 Applicability

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P3010.3 Preinstallation Inspection

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P3010.4 Pipe

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P3010.5 Pipe Fittings

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P3010.6 Cleanouts

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P3010.7 Post-Installation Inspection

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P3010.8 Pressure Testing

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