The Seattle Fuel Gas Code regulates design and installation of fuel gas distribution piping systems, appliances, appliance venting systems, combustion air provisions, gaseous hydrogen systems, and motor vehicle gas fuel stations. Fuel gas includes natural, liquid petroleum, and manufactured gases.
Gas piping permits are issued by Public Health - Seattle & King County.
Seattle has adopted the 2009 International Fuel Gas Code, with amendments specific to our jurisdiction.
With a few exceptions, the Fuel Gas Code does not cover:
See sections 103.1 and 401.1.1 of the code for detailed information about exemptions.
A proposed new edition of the code will take effect in fall 2013. To dig deeper, go to our 2012 Building Code Update page.