Adoption of Regulations Permitting Statewide Residential Use of Chlorinated Polyvinyl Chloride (CPVC) Plastic Plumbing Pipe without First Making a Finding

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Summary

SCH Number
2006012044
Lead Agency
California Department of Housing and Community Development (HCD)
Document Title
Adoption of Regulations Permitting Statewide Residential Use of Chlorinated Polyvinyl Chloride (CPVC) Plastic Plumbing Pipe without First Making a Finding
Document Type
NOD - Notice of Determination
Received
Posted
1/25/2007

Document Description
The project is a change in existing regulations which allow the statewide use of chlorinated polyvinyl chloride ("CPVC") for residential plumbing systems. Currently, CPVC pipe is allowed for residential potable water systems, subject to two conditions. First, certain mitigation measures must be followed. Those mitigation measures are set forth in the applicable regulations and therefore have the effect of governing law applicable to CPVC use. The second condition that applies to the existing statewide use of CPVC for residential plumbing is the requirement that a local building official must make a finding that there is or will be the premature failure of metallic pipes due to existing water or soil conditions, prior to allowing the use of CPVC (the "Findings Requirement"). The proposed project is to delete this Findings Requirement so that CPVC may be used for any residential occupancy in the State of California, subject to the existing mitigation measures, but without the requirement for a finding by the local building official.

Contact Information
Dennis Beddard
Department of Housing and Community Development
Lead/Public Agency
1800 Third Street, Room 440
Sacramento, CA 95814

Phone : (916) 323-7288

Location

Counties
Alameda Alpine Amador Butte Calaveras Colusa
Regions
Statewide
Cross Streets
Statewide

Notice of Determination

Approving Agency
Department of Housing and Community Development
Approving Agency Role
Lead Agency
Approved On
Final Environmental Document Available at
Department of Housing and Community Development

Determinations

(1) The project will have a significant impact on the environment
Yes
(2a) An Environmental Impact Report was prepared for this project pursuant to the provisions of CEQA
Yes
(2b) A Mitigated or a Negative Declaration was prepared for this project pursuant to the provisions of CEQA
No
(2c) An other document type was prepared for this project pursuant to the provisions of CEQA
No
(3) Mitigated measures were made a condition of the approval of the project
Yes
(4) A mitigation reporting or monitoring plan was adopted for this project
N/A
(5) A Statement of Overriding Considerations was adopted for this project
Yes
(6) Findings were made pursuant to the provisions of CEQA
Yes

Disclaimer: The document was originally posted before CEQAnet had the capability to host attachments for the public. To obtain the original attachments for this document, please contact the lead agency at the contact information listed above. You may also contact the OPR via email at state.clearinghouse@opr.ca.gov or via phone at (916) 445-0613.

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