City of Lewisville, TX Water Heater Requirements
Chapter 1301 of the Texas Occupations Code (The Plumbing License Law) lists specific plumbing fixtures, including water heaters that are required to have a plumbing permit issued prior to installation. (1301.551) In addition, this law states that installations and plumbing work be done in accordance to current codes by a licensed plumber, registered with the Texas State Board of Plumbing Examiners. This work must also be inspected by a licensed plumbing inspector (1301.255) of that municipality.
Lewisville Texas Water Heater Code and Installation Requirements:
The city of Lewisville follows the 2006 International Plumbing Code. Additional requirements include that all water heaters installed on the first floor of the home require a pan. If the pan cannot be drained to the outside of the home, you must use a WAGGS valve.
City of Lewisville Building Inspection Department
151 W. Church St.
Lewisville, TX 75057