Minnesota Administrative Rules
Plumbing Board
4714.1001 - TRAPS REQUIRED.

Universal Citation: MN Rules 4714.1001

UPC section 1001.1 is amended to read as follows:

1001.1 Where Required. Each plumbing fixture shall be separately trapped by an approved type of liquid seal trap. This section shall not apply to fixtures with integral traps. Not more than one trap shall be permitted on a trap arm. Food waste disposal units installed with a set of restaurant, commercial, or industrial sinks shall be connected to a separate trap. Each domestic clothes washer and each laundry tub shall be connected to a separate and independent trap, except that a laundry tub shall be permitted to also receive the waste from a clothes washer set adjacent thereto. The vertical distance between a fixture outlet and the trap weir shall be as short as practicable, but in no case shall the tailpiece from a fixture exceed 24 inches (610 mm) in length. One trap shall be permitted to serve a set of not more than three single compartment sinks or laundry tubs of the same depth or three lavatories immediately adjacent to each other and in the same room where the waste outlets are not more than 30 inches (762 mm) apart and the trap is centrally located where the three compartments are installed.

Statutory Authority:

MS s 326B.43; 326B.435


40 SR 71

Published Electronically:

January 25, 2016

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