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Question: 10-32 Code Section: 7 Date: 19 December 2010

OBC 2006 Reference: 7.1.6.1(1)


Question Submitted:

A plumber has been asked to install a laundry tub in the fruit cellar of a single family dwellling.
The inspector is stating that the laundry tub cannot be within the fruit cellar as it is not withing
the building envelope. Opinions please .......


Interpretation:

Provided the fruit cellar has the required lighting, ventilation, and is not subject to freezing
temperatures, it is acceptable for plumbing to be installed in the fruit cellar. (see 7.1.6.1(1))

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