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09.20.01.00.htm 09.20.01.00. Title 09 DEPARTMENT OF LABOR, LICENSING, AND REGULATION Subtitle 20 BOARD OF PLUMBING Chapter 01 State Plumbing Code Authority: Business Occupations and Professions Article, §12-205 and 12-207, Annotated Code of Maryland
09.20.01.01.htm 09.20.01.01. 01 Incorporation by Reference.. A. In this chapter, the following documents are incorporated by reference, as modified by Regulation .02.B. Documents Incorporated.. 1) 2015 National Standard Plumbing Code Illustrated (National Association of Plumbing-Heating-Cooling Contractors)2) National Fuel Gas Code, ANSI Z223.1, NFPA 54, 2015 Edition.. 3) Liquefied Petroleum Gas Code, NFPA 58, 2014 Edition..
09.20.01.02.htm 09.20.01.02. 02 Modifications to the National Standard Plumbing Code Illustrated.. A. Administration section, omit the following sections in their entirety:. 1) ADM 1.5 Approvals;. 2) ADM 1.6 Organization and Enforcement;. 3) ADM 1.7 Violations and Penalties;. 4) ADM 1.8 Permits;. 5) ADM 1.9 Process For Obtaining Permits;. 6) ADM 1.10 Permits; and. 7) ADM 1.11 Inspections.. B. Basic Principles Section.. 1) On page 9, in the third paragraph, change the words "twenty-two" to "twenty-three".
09.20.01.03.htm 09.20.01.03. 03 Limit on Lead Content.. A. Definitions.. 1) In this regulation, the following terms have the meanings indicated.. 2) Terms Defined.. a) “Lead-free” means:. i) Containing not more than a weighted average of 0.25 percent lead when used with respect to the wetted surface of pipes, pipe fitting, plumbing fittings, and fixtures; andii) Not containing more than 0.2 percent lead when used with respect to solder and flux..
09.20.01.04.htm 09.20.01.04. 04 Modifications to the National Fuel Gas Code, ANSI Z223.1, NFPA 54.. A. Chapter 2 REFERENCED PUBLICATIONS. On page 54-8, under 2.3.3 CSA America Publications, after “ANSI LC 1/CSA 6.26, Fuel Gas Piping Systems Using Corrugated Stainless Steel Tubing (CSST)delete “2005” and substitute “2014”B. Chapter 5 GAS PIPING SYSTEM DESIGN, MATERIALS, AND COMPONENTS. On page 54-18, under 5.6.3.4 Corrugated Stainless Steel, add the following subsections:. 5.6.3.4.1 Corrugated stai
09.20.01.05.htm 09.20.01.05. 05 Modifications to the Liquefied Petroleum Gas Code, NFPA 58.. A. The following sections are omitted in their entirety:. 1) Under Chapter 5 LP-Gas Equipment and Appliances, Section:. a) 5.20 Appliances;. b) 5.21 Vaporizers, Tank Heaters, Vaporizing Burners, and Gas Air Mixers;. c) 5.22 Vehicle Fuel Dispensers;. 2) Under Chapter 6 Installation of LP-Gas Systems, Section:. a) 6.2 Location of Containers;. b) 6.19 Bulk Plant and Industrial Plant LP-Gas Systems;.
09.20.01.9999.htm 09.20.01.9999. Administrative History Effective date:. COMAR 09.20.01―09.20.25 repealed and new Regulations .01 and .02 adopted under a new chapter, State Plumbing Code, effective October 20, 1997 (24:21 Md. R. 1448)Regulation .01B amended effective July 23, 2001 (28:14 Md. R. 1321) May 9, 2005 (32:9 Md. R 848) May 18, 2009 (36:10 Md. R. 716) May 13, 2013 (40:9 Md. R. 789) January 2, 2017 (43:26 Md. R. 1444)Regulation .02 amended effective July 23, 2001 (28:14 Md. R. 1321) May 9, 2
09.20.02.00.htm 09.20.02.00. Title 09 DEPARTMENT OF LABOR, LICENSING, AND REGULATION Subtitle 20 BOARD OF PLUMBING Chapter 02 Enforcement of the Plumbing Law by the Board Authority: Business Occupations and Professions Article, §12-205, 12-207, 12-302(d) (e) (g)2) and (h)3) 12-304(d)1) and 12-503(a) Annotated Code of Maryland
09.20.02.01.htm 09.20.02.01. 01 Qualifications of Plumbers-How Certificates May Be Issued.. A. All plumbing work shall be performed, or supervised and approved, by a licensed master plumber who is:1) Familiar with its design and purpose; and. 2) Available to direct and control all journey and apprentice plumbers.. B. The license of a master plumber will be issued in the name of the master plumber.. C. All plumbing work performed, or supervised and approved, by a licensed master plumber shall be of
09.20.02.02.htm 09.20.02.02. 02 Required Training for Apprentice Plumbers.. A. Before an apprentice plumber may be examined for a license as a journey plumber, the apprentice plumber shall:1) Receive at least 7,500 working hours of instruction and experience in the installation and repair of plumbing material and systems, under the direction and control of a master plumber; and2) Be registered with the Board for the duration of the apprenticeship training.. B. To avoid undue hardship, the Board may give cre
09.20.02.03.htm 09.20.02.03. 03 Examinations for Journey Plumber Certificates.. A. Each applicant for the journey plumber's examination shall provide certification that the applicant has accrued at least 7,500 working hours, that is, 4 years of apprenticeship instruction and experience in the installation and repair of plumbing material and systems, under the direction and control of a master plumber. The following conditions apply:1) Up to 1,500 hours of accredited, approved school study may be applied to
09.20.02.04.htm 09.20.02.04. 04 Examinations for Master Plumber Certificates.. A. Each applicant for the master plumber's examination shall provide certification, under penalty of perjury, that the applicant has accrued at least 2 years, that is, 3,750 working hours of practical experience as a journey plumber, in the installation and repair of plumbing material and systems under the direction and control of a master plumber.B. The candidate shall be examined on:.
09.20.02.05.htm 09.20.02.05. 05 Passing Grade Required for a Master's License.. An applicant shall attain a passing grade of 70 to quality for a license as a master plumber..
09.20.02.06.htm 09.20.02.06. 06 Applicants Failed.. A. Any applicant who failed the examination for either a master or journey license may apply and pay the prescribed fee for another examination. A period of 1 month shall elapse before a failed applicant may retake an examination.B. Applicants who have failed an examination may review their examination papers upon written request to the Board. This request shall be made within 30 days after the applicant has been notified that the applicant failed to
09.20.02.07.htm 09.20.02.07. 07 Applicants for Renewal of License.. A. All apprentice, journey, and master plumbers eligible for renewal shall renew their licenses every 2 years.B. All applicants for renewal, after submitting their written application for renewal accompanied by the required fee, shall be issued a new license by the Board.C. Any applicant for renewal who has for 5 consecutive years failed to renew a license is subject to examination before being issued a new license.
09.20.02.08.htm 09.20.02.08. 08 Issuing of License on a Reciprocal Basis.. A. The Board shall issue a master or journey plumber license on a reciprocal basis to applicants living in Baltimore County or the Washington Suburban Sanitary District who:1) Have passed the master or journey plumber examination in either jurisdiction;. 2) Are in good standing in that jurisdiction; and. 3) Intend to do business in Maryland outside of Baltimore County or Washington Suburban Sanitary District.B. The Board shall give e
09.20.02.09.htm 09.20.02.09. 09 Advertisements.. A. Definitions. In this regulation, the following terms have the meanings indicated:. 1) "Current master plumber" means the individual responsible for supervising and controlling the work of all individuals providing or assisting in providing plumbing services in a business.2) "Current natural gas fitter" means the individual responsible for supervising and controlling the work of all individuals providing or assisting in providing natural gas se
09.20.02.10.htm 09.20.02.10. 10 Qualifications for Plumbing Inspectors.. A. Plumbing inspectors hired by the State, a county, or a local government after October 1, 1988, shall meet minimum standards that are established by the county or local government in consultation with the State Board, or, if there is no standard established by the county or local government, the minimum standards established by the State Board. The minimum standards established by the State Board are as follows:
09.20.02.11.htm 09.20.02.11. 11 Passing Grade for License and Certificate Examinations.. In accordance with Business Occupations and Professions Article, §12-304(d)1) Annotated Code of Maryland, and as set forth in Regulations .03B(3) and .05 of this chapter, an applicant for any license or certificate issued by the Board shall attain a passing score of 70 to qualify for the license or certificate.
09.20.02.9999.htm 09.20.02.9999. Administrative History Effective date: 1971. Regulation .02, .13 amended effective January 7, 1976 (3:1 Md. R. 41). Regulation .07 amended effective February 8, 1980 (7:3 Md. R. 263). Regulation .15 amended effective May 26, 1976 (3:11 Md. R. 592). Regulation .17 amended effective December 24, 1975 (2:29 Md. R. 1735) ―. Chapter revised effective October 26, 1981 (8:21 Md. R. 1706). Regulation .04 amended effective August 12, 1985 (12:16 Md. R. 1605).
09.20.03.00.htm 09.20.03.00. Title 09 DEPARTMENT OF LABOR, LICENSING, AND REGULATION Subtitle 20 BOARD OF PLUMBING Chapter 03 General Regulations Authority: Business Occupations and Professions Article, §12-205, 12-207, 12-303(1) 12-311(c) and 12-312(a)1)xiii) Annotated Code of Maryland
09.20.03.01.htm 09.20.03.01. 01 Responsibilities of Licensees.. A. A licensee shall undertake to provide plumbing services only if the licensee is qualified by education, training, and experience to provide the required services.B. A licensee shall undertake to provide plumbing services related to gas only if the licensee is qualified by education, training, and experience with the specific gas, gas system, gas utilization equipment, and associated accessories to provide theC. A licensee may not use
09.20.03.02.htm 09.20.03.02. 02 Street Address Required.. A. This regulation applies to all applications, both original and renewal, received on or after January 1, 2014.B. An applicant for a license shall provide to the Board the actual street address of the individual’s residence or principal business office. An applicant may not provide a post office box or private mail drop as the applicant's business address of record.
09.20.03.03.htm 09.20.03.03. 03 Failure to Respond.. A. If an applicant or licensee receives from the Board a written communication requesting a response, the applicant or licensee shall respond in writing within 30 days of the date of the mailing.B. The Board shall send a written communication by first-class mail to the last address furnished to the Board by the applicant or licensee.C. It is the responsibility of an applicant or licensee to notify the Board in writing if there has been a change in an appli
09.20.03.9999.htm 09.20.03.9999. Administrative History Effective date: November 29, 1999 (26:24 Md. R. 1857). Regulation .01D adopted effective March 18, 2002 (29:5 Md. R. 503). Regulation .02 adopted effective December 12, 2013 (40:24 Md. R. 2016). Regulation .03 adopted effective December 31, 2018 (45:26 Md. R. 1241).
09.20.04.00.htm 09.20.04.00. Title 09 DEPARTMENT OF LABOR, LICENSING, AND REGULATION Subtitle 20 BOARD OF PLUMBING Chapter 04 Cross Connection/Backflow Prevention Certification Training Program Authority: Business Occupations and Professions Article, §12-207 and 12-306(c) Annotated Code of Maryland
09.20.04.01.htm 09.20.04.01. 01 Definitions.. A. In this chapter, the following terms have the meaning indicated.. B. Terms Defined.. 1) “Certified instructor” means an individual who possesses a master plumber or a journey plumber license issued by the Board or a reciprocating jurisdiction and has successfully completed an instructional certification program sponsored by an organization recognized by the Board, including, but not limited to, the University of Florida Treeo Center (TREEO) American Societ
09.20.04.02.htm 09.20.04.02. 02 Approved Cross Connection/Backflow Prevention Certification Program.. A. In accordance with Business Occupations and Professions Article, §12-306(c) Annotated Code of Maryland, a cross connection/backflow prevention certification program may be eligible for approval by the Board if:1) The certified provider submits to the Board an application on the form that the Board provides, identifying the course provider and the provider’s credentials to offer cross connection/backflow pre
09.20.04.9999.htm 09.20.04.9999. Administrative History Effective date: July 22, 2013 (40:14 Md. R. 1174).
09.20.05.00.htm 09.20.05.00. Title 09 DEPARTMENT OF LABOR, LICENSING, AND REGULATION Subtitle 20 BOARD OF PLUMBING Chapter 05 Fees Authority: Business Occupations and Professions Article, §12-207, 12-209, 12-303, 12-304.1, 12-306, 12-308, and 12-503; Business Regulation Article, §2-106.9 and 2-106.10; Annotated Code of Maryland
09.20.05.01.htm 09.20.05.01. 01 Purpose.. This chapter is intended to carry out the provisions of Business Occupations and Professions Article, Title 12, Annotated Code of Maryland. and Business Regulation Article, §2-106.9 and 2-106.10, Annotated Code of Maryland, In particular, it is intended to set various fees in order to cover the actual documented direct and indirect costs of fulfilling the statutory and regulatory duties of the State Board of Master Electricians, the State Board o
09.20.05.02.htm 09.20.05.02. 02 Definitions.. A. In this chapter, the following terms have the meanings indicated.. B. Terms Defined.. 1) “Board” means the State Board of Plumbing.. 2) “License fee” means the fee paid by an applicant or licensee, as applicable, in connection with the issuance and renewal of a license and the issuance of a limited license and a reciprocal license.3) “Mechanical boards” means collectively the:. a) State Board of Master Electricians;. b) State Board of Stationary Engineers;.
09.20.05.03.htm 09.20.05.03. 03 Fees and Costs.. A. The Secretary and the mechanical boards have agreed to average their direct and indirect costs, based on the calculation of costs performed by the Secretary in consultation with the mechanical boards. Based on these calculations, the Board sets the following fees:1) Application:. a) Master Natural Gas Fitter ― $50;. b) Journey Natural Gas Fitter ― $25;. c) Apprentice Plumber/Gas Fitter ― $15;. d) Apprentice Natural Gas Fitter ― $15; and.
09.20.05.9999.htm 09.20.05.9999. Administrative History Effective date: August 27, 2018 (45:17 Md. R. 803).
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