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Mecklenburg County Code Enforcement
2145 Suttle Avenue
Charlotte, NC 28208

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2145 Suttle Avenue
Charlotte,
NC 28208

MAP

Hours: Mon-Fri 8 a.m - 5 p.m.

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980-314-CODE(2633)

Mechanical/Plumbing: Interpretations


Pen and Ink ImageMecklenburg County Mechanical and Plumbing Interpretations.
    Interpretations are developed by the Consistency Teams only for those areas where the Code is unclear and guidance in not provided by DOI. The teams meet monthly (Mechanical = last Tuesday and Plumbing = last Wednesday).  Submit your questions to your field inspector, Inspection Supervisor or the Code Enforcement Manager.

Current Mechanical, Fuel Gas & Plumbing Q&A  Typical Questions which do not warrant an interpretation but are worthy of mention. (Questions & Answers) The consistency teams Mechanical & Plumbing, meet on the last Tuesday (Mechanical) and Wednesday (Plumbing) of each month to address consistency questions.


(Public Participants)

Each table of contents list the respective chapter from the Code as well as the number of interpretations for the chapter. Click on the chapter link to access the interpretation. The Q&A document is the last item in the table.

 Mechanical Interpretation Table of Contents​

Chapter 1 Administration 

0

Chapter 2 Definitions 0
Chapter 3 General Regulations

2

Chapter 4 Ventilation 3
Chapter 5 Exhaust Systems

9

Chapter 6 Duct Systems 2
Chapter 7 Combustion Air

0

Chapter 8 Chimneys and Vents 0
Chapter 9 Spec Appliances

0

Chapter 10 Boilers & Water heaters  0
Chapter 11 Refrigeration

1

Chapter 12 Hydronic Piping 0
Chapter 13 Fuel Oil Piping 

0

Chapter 14 Solar Systems 0
Mechanical Policy Interpretations

4

Other Mechanical Interpretations 3
Current Mechanical Q&A      


 Fuel Gas Interpretation Table of Contents

Chapter 1 Administration 

0

Chapter 2 Definitions 0
Chapter 3 General Regulations

0

Chapter 4 Gas Piping Installations 1
Chapter 5 Chimneys & Vents

0

Chapter 6 Spec Appliances 0
Chapter 7 Gaseous Hyd. Sys

0

Chapter 8 Chimneys and Vents 0
Fuel Gas Policy Interpretations

1

Other Fuel Gas Interpretations 0
Current Fuel Gas Q&A      

 Plumbing Interpretation Table of Contents

Chapter 1 Administration 0 Chapter 2 Definitions
Chapter 3 General Regulations Chapter 4 Fixtures, Faucets & Fit. 3
Chapter 5 Water Heaters Chapter 6 Water Supply & Distribution
Chapter 7 Sanitary Drainage Chapter 8 Indirect/Special Waste
Chapter 9 Vents 0 Chapter 10 Traps, Interceptors, & Separators
Chapter 11 Storm Drainage Plumbing Policy Interpretations 10 
Current Plumbing Q&A Other Interpretations

(Q&A Archive)


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(Mechanical Interpretations)

Chapter 1 Administration

Chapter 2 Definitions

Chapter 3 General Regulations

Chapter 4 Ventilation 

Chapter 5 Exhaust Systems

Chapter 6 Duct Systems

Chapter 7 Combustion Air

Chapter 8 Chimneys and Vents

Chapter 9 Specific Appliances, Fireplaces and Solid Fuel-Burning Equipment 

Chapter 10 Boilers, Water heaters and Pressure Vessels

Chapter 11 Refrigeration

Chapter 12 Hydronic Piping

Chapter 13 Fuel Oil Piping & Storage

Chapter 14 Solar Systems

Policy (Mechanical Interpretations)

Other (Mechanical Interpretations)

(Fuel Gas Interpretations)

Chapter 1 Administration

Chapter 2 Definitions

Chapter 3 General Regulations

Chapter 4 Gas Piping Installations

Chapter 5 Chimneys and Vents

Chapter 6 Specific Appliances

Chapter 7 Gaseous Hydrogen Systems 

 Policy (Fuel Gas Interpretations)

Other (Fuel Gas Interpretations)


(Plumbing Interpretations)

 

Chapter 1 Administration

Chapter 2 Definitions 

Chapter 3 General Regulations

Chapter 4 Fixtures, Faucets and Fixture Fittings

Chapter 5 Water Heaters

Chapter 6 Water Supply and Distribution

Chapter 7 Sanitary Drainage

Chapter 8 Indirect/Special Waste

Chapter 9 Vents

Chapter 10 Traps, Interceptors and Separators

Chapter 11 Storm Drainage

Policy (Plumbing Interpretations)

Other (Plumbing Interpretations)


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Archived Q&A (Note: The following Q&A documents are ONLY applicable to the CODE that was in place in year in which the questions were submitted/answered.)  

Mechanical: 2006  2007  2008 2009  2010  2011  2012

Plumbing:    2006  2007  2008 2009  2010  2011  2012

*Fuel Gas:  2011  2012

*For Fuel Gas Q&A prior to 2011 see the Mechanical Q&A listed above.



We would like to thank the following people and organizations for their input and continued support in our departmental consistency teams:

Mechanical Contractors

Dwight Skidmore  Andy Lewis HVAC
Michael Mc Andrew  Andy Lewis HVAC
Mark Luther  Andy Lewis HVAC
Donald Coleman  Horne HVAC
Becky Kuhn  Horne HVAC
Brad Ayers Horne HVAC
Scott May Air Design systems
Wayne Williams TCS Inc.
Brett Thomas MTB Mechanical
Devin Smith  Ronnie Knight HVAC
Rick Witherspoon  PNG
Rick Wooten   PNG
Fred Martin  PNG
Jim Todd   PNG
Chris Wager  T.A. Kaiser
Jeff Biggar   Tier 1 HVAC
Dennis Patterson  Air Design Systems
Wendell Helms  Air Design Systems
Steve Faile  Parks Heating & Cooling
Tim Eudy   Parks Heating & Cooling
JW Bell Jr  Andy Lewis HVAC
Carol Barrett  Barrett HVAC
Scott Lineberry Greene HVAC
Jeff Sutton T.A. Kaiser
Brian Hogan Greene HVAC
Tom Herlocker Herlocker Mechanical Systems
 

Plumbing Contractors 

Doug Reno   Falapco
Jason Huff   Falapco
Jeff Tadlock Falapco
Jeff Knight  Precision Plumbing
Hal Hester  North Mecklenburg Plumbing
Joel Greene  Price Brothers Plumbing
Joe Hartmann Precision Plumbing
Tim Earney  Speedway Plumbing
Andy Hempton Herlocker Mechanical Systems


Contact:
For general permit information, please call 704-336-3830.

For general plumbing/mechanical/fuel gas code questions, please call CTAC 704-432-4668

For Code Interpretations, please call Tommy Rowland, Code Administrator, 704-336-4301​

Address

Mailing Address:

Mecklenburg County Code Enforcement
2145 Suttle Avenue
Charlotte, NC 28208

Office Location:


2145 Suttle Avenue
Charlotte,
NC 28208

MAP

Hours: Mon-Fri 8 a.m - 5 p.m.

Contact

Customer Service
980-314-CODE(2633)