Adoption of Statewide Regulations Allowing the Use of PEX Tubing

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Summary

SCH Number
2007102143
Lead Agency
California Building Standards Commission
Document Title
Adoption of Statewide Regulations Allowing the Use of PEX Tubing
Document Type
NOD - Notice of Determination
Received

Document Description
The California Building Standards Commission (BSC) proposes to adopt new state plumbing code regulations that would remove the prohibition against the use of cross-linked polyethylene (PEX) tubing, a type of plastic pipe, for potable water uses from the California Plumbing Code. The tubing would be authorized for use in various cold and hot water (including potable water) plumbing applications in residential, commercial, and institutional buildings.

Contact Information
David Walls
California Office of Statewide Health Planning and Development
400 R Street, Suite 200
Sacramento, CA 95811

(916) 263-0916

Location

Regions
Statewide
Cross Streets
Statewide

Notice of Determination

Approving Agency
California Office of Statewide Health Planning and Development
Approving Agency Role
Responsible Agency
Approved On
Final EIR Available Location
2525 Natomas Park Drive, Suite 130 Sacrmanento, CA 95833-2936

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 Negative Declaration 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 Statement of Overriding Considerations was adopted for this project
No
(5) Findings were made pursuant to the provisions of CEQA
Yes
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