The Cost of Inaction of not Updating the Chicago Plumbing Code
Chicago is in the process of updating the plumbing code, and there is an ongoing discussion regarding the use of Polyvinyl Chloride (PVC) piping in projects and some additional changes to the plumbing code. This could seriously impact development in your neighborhood or a project you are working on in Chicago if not addressed.
Chicago Proposes Interim Plumbing & Mechanical Code Changes
The Chicago Department of Buildings is planning to propose interim mechanical and plumbing changes to the building code, prior to comprehensive rewrites of those sections of the code. MAPS reviewed the high-level changes and commented on the likely impacts of each.