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Plumbing Inspector

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Texas Board of Plumbing Examiners (TSBPE)
929 E. 41st Street
Austin, TX   78751
Phone: (512) 936-5200
Exam Content
Subject Areas# of
General Plumbing Codes193
Plumbing Codes specific to Water Heater Installation30
Medical Gas Piping Installations10
Plumbing License Law and Board Rules25
Total number of test questions:
Time allowed (minutes):

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
Fuel Gas Pipe Sizing Chart1
Water Pipe Sizing Chart1
Gas Fueled Appliance Vent Sizing Chart1
Drainage System Pipe Sizing Chart1
Reference Books and Statutes
International Plumbing Code, 2012, ICC
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Uniform Plumbing Code, 2012, IAPMO
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NFPA 99C: Standard on Gas and Vacuum Systems (Medical Gas and Vacuum Piping Installation Stardards), 2012, NFPA
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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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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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