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Sewers (Outside Storm/ Sanitary Piping)

  • Check pitch/slope of pipe for uniform alignment.
  • Check code approved standards listed on pipes/fittings.
  • Check proper joint types between piping.
  • Check properly size and assessable cleanouts.
  • Check water or air test on system. Air Test: 5 psi or Water Test: 10 foot head of pressure. The test shall hold for at least 15 minutes without leaks.
  • Installation must be left uncovered and assessable for inspection..
  • Check work installed as per approved plan/code (if approved plan is required).
  • Installation must be below outside frost depth (building sewer minimum 42" below grade).

Note: The above items are for basic information purpose, the inspector may note additional requirements on the plumbing inspection report.