Alaska Statutes.
Title 18. Health, Safety, and Housing
Chapter 60. Safety
Section 715. Administration.
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AS 18.60.715. Administration.

(a) The code applies to all new construction, all new work in relocated buildings, and to any alteration, repairs, or reconstruction of buildings except as provided otherwise under AS 18.60.705 - 18.60.740.

(b) The department may inspect work installed, removed, altered, or replaced on any plumbing, gas or drainage piping, plumbing fixture, water heater, or water treating equipment in a building or other location. A permit or inspection is not required for the following work: the stopping of leaks in drains, soil, waste, or vent pipes, the clearing of stoppages in or repairing of leaks in pipe valves or fixtures, and repairs or alterations not of a substantive nature that can be reasonably exempted from inspection.

(c) Nothing in AS 18.60.705 - 18.60.740 prohibits a person from performing plumbing work on the person's own property.

(d) The department may adopt regulations establishing fees for inspections conducted under AS 18.60.705 - 18.60.740. Fees may be established under this section only for inspections requested by the owner of a structure.

(e) The department shall maintain a record of all plumbing inspections performed by it and of all inspection fees and permit fees collected by it.

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