It summarizes information contained in the 2010 California Residential Code, 2010 California Plumbing Code (CPC) and All water heater installations and replacements require a building permit Provide a minimum of 4 inches of clearance from the temperature control valve.
(Selected excerpts from the 2010 California Plumbing Code) CPC 508.2 Water Heater Vent Termination: 8 feet horizontal clearance from any opening into the building. CPC 508.14 – Water Heaters in Garages:
The following are water heater installation requirements from the 2001 California Plumbing Code. Seismic Bracing (Section 510.5) The vent and the water heater must maintain clearance from combustible materials such as wall framing or roofing.
Following are general requirements for water heater replacements based on the 2010 California The vent and the water heater must maintain clearance from combustible materials (such as wall framing or roofing) as required by the manufacturer,
The vent and the water heater must maintain clearance form combustible materials such as wall framing or roofing. [2010 CALIFORNIA ENERGY CODE SECTION 105 (j) 2] The first 5’ of the hot and cold water pipes connected to the water heater shall be
The vent and the water heater must maintain clearance from combustible materials such as wall framing and roofing. California 95035-5479 – Tel. 408.586.3240, Fax 408.586.3285 www.ci.milpitas.ca.gov Effective April 4, 2008 Install Automatic Gas Shut-off Devices when replacing
For California installation this water heater must be braced, anchored, or strapped to avoid falling or moving during an Cut a clearance hole, approximately 7 in. (178mm) in diameter, through the exterior wall for the vent assembly.
Provide adequate clearance. Most water heater manufacturers now recommend blankets not be installed on new water heaters, because they yet widely adopted in California Illustration courtesy of Code Check. For more information visit www.codecheck.com .
That provide a minimum clearance of 6” beneath the water heater. Note: For California installation this water heater must be braced, anchored, or strapped to avoid falling or moving during an earthquake. See instructions for correct installation procedures.
RH Water Heater Page 1 of 12 09/01/11 CITY OF MILPITAS draft hood clearance and relief, and accessibility for servicing. Water heater must be certified by the California Energy Commission. For a listing of approved appliances,
For California installation this water heater must be braced, anchored, or strapped to avoid falling or moving during an earthquake. clearance above the water heater is limited it may be necessary to bend the anode rod for removal.
California Plumbing Code (CPC) and California Mechanical Code (CMC) Water heater not located in bedrooms, bathroom, Double wall type B vent has at least 1” clearance to combustible materials. [Table 8-2]
23 Russell Boulevard, Suite 2 Davis, California 95616 Phone: (530)757-5610 Fax: (530)757-5660 TDD: (530)757-5666 1”clearance to combustibles for B vent or per Water heater installed in a residential
2nd story sub-floor Double wall vent with minimum 1”clearance to combustible construction (i.e. wood framing or drywall) Screened fresh air
Inspection Is Required after the water heater is installed to verify compliance within the minimum safety requirements Venting Clearance Single wall metal vent piping shall be installed in a manor to provide 6" clearance from combustible California Energy Commission Mandatory Requirements)
401 California Avenue, Boulder City, NV 89005-2600 702-293-9282 (Main Line) 702-293-9392 (Fax) 9 A water heater supported from the ground shall rest on level concrete or other approved base extending not less than three (3) inches above