Standard: IAPMO LA MC


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The provisions of this code shall apply to the addition to or erection, installation, alteration, repair, relocation, replacement, use, or maintenance of heating, ventilating, cooling, refrigeration systems; incinerators; or other miscellaneous heat-producing appliances within this jurisdiction.

Additions, alterations, repairs to, and replacement of equipment or systems shall be in accordance with the provisions for new equipment and systems, except as otherwise provided in Section 102.0 of this code

Purpose. The purpose of this Code is to safeguard life, health, property and public welfare by regulating the design, construction, installation, alteration, repair, quality of materials, location, operation and maintenance of heating, ventilating, air-conditioning and refrigeration equipment and other miscellaneous heat-producing appliances installed in the City. The provisions of this Code are not intended to apply to equipment installed on railroad cars, motor vehicles, aircraft or on shipboard that are not used as permanent occupancies for longer than six months.

For other requirements concerning the installation of ventilating equipment, see Article 7, Chapter V of the Los Angeles Municipal Code (Fire Code); Article 3, Chapter IX of the Los Angeles Municipal Code (Electrical Code); Article 1, Chapter IX of the Los Angeles Municipal Code (Building Code); and the Los Angeles County Public Health Code.

The provisions of Chapter 1, Division II, Appendices A and D, and Chapters 2 through 17 of the 2013 Edition of the California Mechanical Code prepared by the International Association of Plumbing and Mechanical Officials and amended by the California Building Standards Commission, are adopted by reference as part of the Los Angeles Municipal Code with amendments in the form of exceptions, modifications, deletions, supplements and additions, which have been added to Article 5, Chapter IX of the Los Angeles Municipal Code. Chapter references are to chapters of the California Mechanical Code. The abbreviation “C.M.C.” shall mean and refer to the 2013 Edition of the California Mechanical Code. References to “LAMC” or “Code” shall mean the Los Angeles Municipal Code.

Except as specified in this division, all heating, air-conditioning, ventilation, refrigeration and miscellaneous heatproducing appliance installations and materials shall be in conformity with the California Mechanical Code as adopted by reference.

Organization: International Association of Plumbing and Mechanical Officials
Document Number: iapmo la mc
Publish Date: 2014-01-01
Page Count: 497
Available Languages: EN
DOD Adopted: NO
ANSI Approved: NO
Most Recent Revision: YES
Current Version: YES
Status: Active

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