The 2012 Uniform Plumbing Code, published by IAPMO, provides minimum requirements and standards for the protection of the public health, safety and welfare. The code is updated every three years.
The 2012 Uniform Plumbing Code represents the most current approaches in the plumbing field. It is the fourth edition developed under the ANSI Consensus process and is designated as an American National Standard by the American National Standards Institute (ANSI). Contributions to the content of this code were made by every segment of the built industry, including such diverse interests as consumers, enforcing authorities, installers/maintainers, labor, manufacturers, research/standards/testing laboratories, special experts and users.
The 2012 Uniform Plumbing Code is also available in looseleaf
or on CD-ROM