Minnesota Administrative Rules
Plumbing Board
4714.0801 - INDIRECT WASTES.

Universal Citation: MN Rules 4714.0801
Subpart 1. Section 801.2.2.

UPC section 801.2.2 is amended to read as follows:

801.2.2 Walk-In Coolers. Floor drains shall not be located inside walk-in coolers unless they are specifically required by the licensing authority. Where required, floor drains shall be connected to a separate drainage line discharging into an outside receptor. The flood-level rim of the receptor shall not be less than 6 inches (152 mm) lower than the lowest floor drain. The floor drains shall be trapped and individually vented. Cleanouts shall be provided at 90 degree (1.57 rad) turns and shall be accessibly located. The waste shall discharge through an air gap or air break into a trapped and vented receptor, except that a full-size air gap is required where the indirect waste pipe is under vacuum.

Subp. 2. Section 801.2.3.

UPC section 801.2.3 is amended to read as follows:

801.2.3 Food-Handling Fixtures. Cooking ranges, steam kettles, potato peelers, ice cream dipper wells, and similar equipment shall be indirectly connected to the drainage system by means of an air gap. Bins, cooling counters, compartments, and other equipment having drainage connections and used for the storage of unpackaged ice used for human ingestion, or used in direct contact with ready-to-eat food, shall be indirectly connected to the drainage system by means of an air gap. Each indirect waste pipe from food-handling fixtures, storage or holding compartments, or equipment shall be separately trapped and piped to the indirect waste receptor and shall not combine with other indirect waste pipes. The piping from the equipment to the receptor shall be not less than the drain on the unit, and in no case less than 3/4 inch (20 mm).

Subp. 3. Section 801.3.

UPC section 801.3 is deleted in its entirety.

Statutory Authority:

MS s 326B.43; 326B.435


40 SR 71

Published Electronically:

January 25, 2016

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