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Texas
Plumbing Inspector
(International Code Based)

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Texas Board of Plumbing Examiners (TSBPE)
929 E. 41st Street
Austin, TX   78751
Phone: (512) 936-5200
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Exam Content

Subject Areas# of
Questions
General Plumbing Codes193
Plumbing Codes specific to
Water Heater Installation
30
Medical Gas Piping Installations10
Plumbing License Law and Board Rules25
Total number of test questions:
258
Time allowed (minutes):
(unknown)

In addition to the subjects covered in the written exam, candidates should understand and know how to use various pipe sizing charts to create piping diagrams, as outlined at the time of the exam.

Additional Items# of
Charts
Fuel Gas Pipe Sizing Chart1
Water Pipe Sizing Chart1
Gas Fueled Appliance Vent Sizing Chart1
Drainage System Pipe Sizing Chart1

Reference Books and Statutes

1.
International Plumbing Code, 2012, ICC
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2.
Uniform Plumbing Code, 2012, IAPMO
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3.
NFPA 99C: Standard on Gas and Vacuum Systems (Medical Gas and Vacuum Piping Installation Stardards), 2012, NFPA
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4.
Texas State Plumbing License Law: Occupations Code, Title 8, Chapter 1301, Sections 1301.351, 1301.356, 1301.403, 1301.404, 1301.452, 1301.502, 1301.508, 1301.701, and 1301.702
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5.
Texas Board Rules: Administrative Code, Sections 361.1, 365.1, 367.2, 367.4, 367.5, and 367.7
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NOTE:  You have the option of using references #1 [or] #2 to study for the exam.

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