§ 18-29-106


Permits.

§ 18-29-106.1 Permits.

No permit shall be issued for the installation of plumbing except to a licensed registered plumbing contractor duly bonded with the City of Chicago. Nothing in this section prohibits a licensed structural engineer or a licensed architect from planning and designing plumbing systems. Nothing in this section prohibits the owner or lessee occupant of a single-family residence from himself planning, installing, altering or repairing the plumbing system of such residence; provided, however, that such plumbing shall comply with all plumbing laws, rules and regulations applicable thereto and shall be subject to inspection as may be therein provided; and provided further that any such owner or lessee may not employ any person other than a licensed registered plumbing contractor to assist him in such work. Nothing in this section prohibits a licensed drainlayer from installing or repairing subsoil drain pipe or a building sewer without being a licensed registered plumbing contractor, except for work involving iron pipe or iron fittings.

The approval and permit of the department of buildings shall be withheld until all permits have been issued by the departments of water or sewers or other authorized departments.

(Added Coun. J. 3-27-02, p. 82090, 2)

§ 18-29-106.2 License required.

No plumbing installed in violation of this code shall be approved by any department. Except for minor repairs, the Commissioners of Buildings and Water Management shall not approve any plumbing work unless the plumbing contractor installing such work has a plumbing license and is bonded with the City of Chicago, or unless such journeyman plumber has in effect a license, or unless each plumbers apprentice employed in such installation is registered as a plumbers apprentice, as required by Chapter 1( 4-332) of this code. Nothing in this section prohibits a licensed drainlayer from installing or repairing subsoil drain pipe or a building without being a licensed registered plumbing contractor, except for work involving iron pipe or iron fittings.

(Added Coun. J. 3-27-02, p. 82090, 2; Amend Coun. J. 3-5-03, p. 104990, 48)