815 KAR 20:055. Water heater devices.


      RELATES TO: KRS 318.200, EO 2009-535


      NECESSITY, FUNCTION, AND CONFORMITY: KRS 318.200 requires that all retailers, wholesalers, and installers of water heating devices forward the name and address of each purchaser along with the serial number of the device purchased to the office or to the appropriate agency of county or city government having jurisdiction within thirty (30) days of the purchase. EO 2009-535, effective June 12, 2009, reorganized the Office of Housing, Buildings and Construction as the Department of Housing, Buildings and Construction, and established the commissioner, rather than executive director, as the head of the department. This administrative regulation establishes the requirements for submitting the information to the department.


      Section 1. Reporting Requirements. (1) If required by KRS 318.200 to submit information to the department, rather than to a local jurisdiction, a wholesaler, retailer, or installing contra tractor selling a water heating device shall submit to the Department of Housing, Buildings and Construction, Division of Plumbing, the name and address of each purchaser, including the serial number of the water heater, on Form PLB-94, Water Heater Report Form.

      (2) An installing contractor shall be exempt from the reporting requirements of subsection (1) of this section the contractor has if purchased an installation permit for the water heater. The permit shall serve as the reporting requirement for the Division of Plumbing as required by KRS 318.200.


      Section 2. Incorporation by Reference. (1) Form PLB-94, "Water Heater Report Form", December 2009, is incorporated by reference.

      (2) This material may be inspected, copied, or obtained, subject to applicable copyright law, at the Department of Housing, Buildings and Construction, Division of Plumbing, 101 Sea Hero Road, Suite 100, Frankfort, Kentucky 40601-5405, Monday through Friday, 8 a.m. to 430 p.m. (11 Ky.R. 911; Am. 1258; eff. 2-12-1985; 17 Ky.R. 2881; eff. 5-3-1991; 24 Ky.R. 2463; eff. 7-13-1998; 32 Ky.R. 2364; 33 Ky.R. 406; eff. 9-1-2006; 36 Ky.R. 1533; 2068-M; eff. 4-2-2010.)