Code for a washer in Canada. Help me win (or lose) a bet.

Discussion in 'Canadian Plumbing Code Questions' started by E.M., Jan 6, 2020.

  1. E.M.

    E.M. New Member

    Joined:
    Jan 6, 2020
    Location:
    Burlington, Ontario
    I moved my laundry room to the basement on or about 1999-2000. The house was built in 1985. Does anyone know the size requirement of a washing machine standpipe at that time (1999/2000)? I searched the Ontario Building Code changes and the closest to that time period was O. Reg. 403/97 (1997 OBC). Thanks
     
  2. hj

    hj Moderator & Master Plumber Staff Member

    Joined:
    Aug 31, 2004
    Occupation:
    Plumber
    Location:
    Cave Creek, Arizona
    That is probably the one in effect at that time, and I would assume it required a 2" drain and minimum 1 1/2" vent.
     
  3. Sponsor

    Sponsor Paid Advertisement

     
  4. WorthFlorida

    WorthFlorida The wife is still training me.

    Joined:
    Oct 28, 2009
    Occupation:
    Retired
    Location:
    Orlando, Florida
    I think it was the late 1960's that the code changed to 2".
     
Similar Threads: Code washer
Forum Title Date
Canadian Plumbing Code Questions Is this kitchen sink/basin set up violating any codes? Mar 2, 2020
Canadian Plumbing Code Questions Is my drawing violating anything code wise? Feb 11, 2020
Canadian Plumbing Code Questions Laundry code req's Jul 6, 2015
Canadian Plumbing Code Questions Water Heater Code Question Nov 8, 2014
Canadian Plumbing Code Questions Bending K & L hard copper: Is it code legal in Ontario? Apr 17, 2014

Share This Page