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Plumbing Code

See also: Side Sewer Code

What Is It?

The Seattle Plumbing Code regulates design, installation, and maintenance of plumbing systems and fixtures. The 2018 Washington State Plumbing Code with Seattle amendments is in effect in Seattle. The Seattle Plumbing Code is enforced by Public Health - Seattle & King County.

Read the Code

This is a read-only version of the 2018 Seattle Plumbing Code. You can buy a full version from the IAMPO Online Store, or by calling (909) 472-4208

This is a read-only version of the 2015 Seattle Plumbing Code. You can buy a full version from the IAMPO Online Store, or by calling (909) 472-4208. Print copies are available for sale in our Public Resource Center.

This is a read-only version of the 2012 Seattle Plumbing Code. You can buy a full version from the IAMPO Online Store, or by calling (909) 472-4208.

Proposed Changes

We are reviewing the Seattle Codes to make changes for the 2021 Seattle Code update process, which will start in mid-2022.

Construction and Inspections

Nathan Torgelson, Director
Address: 700 5th Ave, Suite 2000, Seattle, WA, 98104
Mailing Address: P.O. Box 34019, Seattle, WA, 98124-4019
Phone: (206) 684-8600
Phone Alt: Violation Complaint Line: (206) 615-0808
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