Significant changes to fixtures in single-user toilet rooms count towards total required quantities in the 2021 International Plumbing Code
A clarification to Section 403.1.2 (Fixtures in Single-user Toilet Rooms Count Towards Total Required Quantities) of the 2021 International Plumbing Code states that the numbers of plumbing fixtures in all single-user toilet rooms and bathing rooms count towards the total number required for a building.
The required number of plumbing fixtures for a building or space can be located in single-user facilities, separate facilities or a combination thereof. Given that single-user facilities serve all persons (not sex separated), the number of plumbing fixtures in those rooms count towards the total number of fixtures required for a building.
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