§ 301.1. Minimum Standards.


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  • 301.1.2   Standards.

    Standards listed or referred to in this Chapter or other Chapters cover materials that will conform to the requirements of this Code, where used in accordance with the limitations imposed in this or other chapters thereof and their listing. Where a standard covers materials of various grades, weights, quality, or configurations, the portion of the listed standard that is applicable shall be used. Design and materials for special conditions or materials not provided for herein shall be permitted to be used only by special permission of the Authority Having Jurisdiction after the Authority Having Jurisdiction has been satisfied as to their adequacy. A list of accepted plumbing material standards is referenced in Table 1701.1. Solar thermal energy systems and material standards are referenced in Table S-17 of Appendix S. IAPMO Installation Standards are referenced in Appendix I for the convenience of the users of this Code. They are not considered as a part of this Code unless formally adopted as such by the Authority Having Jurisdiction.

    (Ord. 2016-0055 § 3, 2016: Ord. 2013-0050 § 3, 2013.)

    301.2   Alternate Materials and Methods of Construction and Modifications.

    301.2.1   Alternate Materials and Methods of Construction.

    Nothing in this Code is intended to prevent the use of systems, methods, or devices of equivalent or superior quality, strength, fire resistance, effectiveness, durability, and safety over those prescribed by this Code. Technical documentation shall be submitted to the Authority Having Jurisdiction to demonstrate equivalency. The Authority Having Jurisdiction shall have the authority to approve or disapprove the system, method, or device for the intended purpose. [HCD 1] (See Section 1.8.7).

    (Ord. 2013-0050 § 4, 2013.)

    301.2.1.1   Testing.

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    (Ord. 2013-0050 § 4, 2013.)

    301.2.1.1.1   Tests.

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    (Ord. 2013-0050 § 4, 2013.)

    301.2.1.1.2   Request by Authority Having Jurisdiction.

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    (Ord. 2013-0050 § 4, 2013.)

    301.2.2   Modifications.

    Whenever there are practical difficulties involved in carrying out the provisions of this Code, the Authority Having Jurisdiction may grant minor modifications on a case by case basis, provided the Authority Having Jurisdiction shall first find that a special individual reason makes the strict letter of this Code impractical and that the modification is in reasonable conformity with the spirit and purpose of this Code and that such modification does not lessen any health, fire-protection, or other life-safety related requirements. The details of any action granting modifications shall be recorded and entered in the files of the Authority Having Jurisdiction.

    (Ord. 2013-0050 § 4, 2013.)

    301.3   Alternate Materials and Methods of Construction and Modifications.

    (Ord. 2016-0055 § 4, 2016.)

    301.3.1   Alternate Materials and Methods of Construction.

    Nothing in this Code is intended to prevent the use of systems, methods, or devices of equivalent or superior quality, strength, fire resistance, effectiveness, durability, and safety over those prescribed by this Code. Technical documentation shall be submitted to the Authority Having Jurisdiction to demonstrate equivalency. The Authority Having Jurisdiction shall have the authority to approve or disapprove the system, method, or device for the intended purpose on a case by case basis. [HCD 1] (See Section 1.8.7).

    (Ord. 2016-0055 § 4, 2016.)

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    301.3.1.1   Testing.

    (Ord. 2016-0055 § 4, 2016.)

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    301.3.1.1.1   Tests.

    (Ord. 2016-0055 § 4, 2016.)

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    301.3.1.1.2   Request by Authority Having Jurisdiction.

    (Ord. 2016-0055 § 4, 2016.)

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    301.3.2   Modifications.

    Whenever there are practical difficulties involved in carrying out the provisions of this Code, the Authority Having Jurisdiction shall have the authority to grant modifications on a case by case basis, upon application of the owner or the owner's authorized agent, provided the Authority Having Jurisdiction shall first find that a special individual reason makes the strict letter of this Code impractical and that the modification is in conformity with the spirit and purpose of this Code and that such modification does not lessen any health, fire-protection, or other life-safety related requirements. The details of any action granting modifications shall be recorded and entered in the files of the Authority Having Jurisdiction. Application for approval of a modification shall be in accordance with Section 103.12.2.

(Ord. 2016-0055 § 4, 2016.)