TITLE 77: PUBLIC HEALTH
PART 890 ILLINOIS PLUMBING CODE
CHAPTER I: DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC HEALTH
SECTION 890.1430 VENT TERMINALS
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Section 890.1430  Vent Terminals

 

a)         Roof Extensions.  Extensions of vent pipes through a roof shall be terminated at least 12 inches above such roof unless a roof is to be used for any purpose other than weather protection.  If a roof is to be used for any purpose other than weather protection, the vent shall be extended at least seven (7) feet above the roof.  (See Appendix K:  Illustration D.)

 

b)         Flashings.  Each vent terminal shall be made water-tight with the roof by proper flashing.

 

c)         Location of Vent Terminal.  No vent terminal from a drainage system shall be directly beneath a door, window, overhang or other ventilating intake opening of the building, nor shall any such vent terminals be within 12 feet horizontally of such an opening unless it is at least two (2) feet above the top of such opening.  (See Appendix K:  Illustration E.)

 

d)         Extensions Outside Building.  No soil, waste or vent pipe extension (except for vent terminals as provided in (a) and (c) above) shall be located on the outside of a wall of any building, but shall be installed inside the building.  Vents located within an exterior wall or in a wall adjacent to an unheated space shall be protected from freezing.

 

e)         Flag poles.  Vent terminals shall not be used for the purpose of supporting flag poles, television aerials, or similar purposes.

 

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