Kichen Sink Venting Issue

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  1. Gbuilder

    Gbuilder New Member

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    I live in Massachusetts and I am currently renovating my kitchen. I would like to place a pass-through above my kitchen sink into the living room. Currently the vent for the kitchen sink rises vertically in a stud bay right in the middle of the proposed pass-through opening. I would like to know if it would be acceptable by code to redirect the sink vent pipe to the left and follow the outer perimeter of the pass-through opening and reconnect it to the existing vertical ceiling location. (see photos. If not can you suggest an alternative plan that would achieve same result. I appreciate your advice

    GBuilder

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  2. hj

    hj Moderator & Master Plumber Staff Member

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    No reason not to do it that way.
  3. MACPLUMB 777

    MACPLUMB 777 TROJAN WORLDWIDE SALES RP

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    Yes to make vent like you show is "OK" just make sure where you do bottom,
    turn over that it is above the flood level of the sink!!

    JERRYMAC MASTERPLUMBER & MASTER DRAINMAN
  4. Gbuilder

    Gbuilder New Member

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    Thanks for the reply jerry

    I take it that the flood level of the sink would be considered even with the counter top
  5. jadnashua

    jadnashua Retired Defense Industry Engineer xxx

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    Above the point where, if the sink was flooding, it would be entirely above that point. Some places want it 6" above that point.
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