Plumbing Board Policies, Interpretations, Applications


13D System Installations
Accessible Gas Appliance Shut-offs
Commercial Buildings Utilizing Overhead Garage Doors
CPVC in 6 Story Buildings
CSST Installed Above Ground Exterior to a Building
Definition of Plumbing
Exception to Lining an Existing Chimney 

Gas/Oil Separator Alternative 

Grease & Vacuum Drainage System Design
Handicap Fixture Requirements 

Hood Interlock for Commercial Kitchens 

Lavatory Installed Outside of a Bathroom
Limited Service Health Clinics
Maximum Temperature for Hand Sinks in Commercial Kitchens
Minimum Drain Size With Multiple Shower Heads
On Demand Water Heaters
PVC for Mixed Use Installation Scenarios 

Safe Waste Pans for Water Heatersand Storage Tanks
Secondary Roof Drainage Systems
Siphonic Roof Drain Systems
So-Vent Plumbing Systems




Product Acceptance/Design Standards
ASME Tank Requirements 
Chemical Cleaning Dispensers
Combination Potable Water - Space Heating Systems 
Corrugated Stainless Steel Tubing
Outdoor Gas Fired Patio Equipment
Metal Tags for Water Heaters
Product Acceptance Procedures
Water Filtration and Water Dispensing Systems





Education and Licensure
Adjustment and Replacement of Gas Controls
Employer Certification Of Applicant Hours
Limited LP Installers Connecting Propane Tanks
On-the-Job Programs for Vocational Schools
Substantially Equivalent License
Venting of Flue Gases





Continuing Education Information
Approved Continuing Education Providers for Licensees
Approved Continuing Education Providers for Inspectors
248 CMR 11.00: Education and Experience Standards and Requirements for Licensure
Provider Application for Continuing Education




State Inspectors

Taylor Roth 617-727-6092

Dennis Driscoll 617-727-2243

Scott Padden 617-727-1738

State Inspectors Area of Coverage




Rules and Regulations Governing Plumbers and Gas Fitters
248 CMR 1.00 - 11.00 
248 CMR 1.00: Reserved
248 CMR 2.00: Reserved
248 CMR 3.00: General Provisions Governing Plumbing and Gas Work Performed in the Commonwealth
248 CMR 4.00: Introduction and Massachusetts Modifications
248 CMR 5.00: Amendments to 2002 Edition of ANSI Z223.1-NFPA 54
248 CMR 6.00: Reserved
248 CMR 7.00: Massachusetts Code For Gas Utilization Equipment In Large Boilers
248 CMR 8.00: Reserved
248 CMR 9.00: Reserved
248 CMR 10.00: Uniform State Plumbing Code
10.01 through 10.13 
248 CMR 10.00: Uniform State Plumbing Code - (continued)
10.14 through 10.23 
248 CMR 11.00: Education and Experience Standards and Requirements for Licensure




Applications and Forms
Attention Active Military, Military Spouses, & Veterans
Application for Apprentice Plumbers License 

Application for Apprentice Gasfitters License 

Application for Limited Undiluted Liquefied Petroleum Gas Installer License 

Applications for Product Acceptance
Application For Reinstatement of Expired License 

Apprentice Experience and Education Forms
Change of Name or Request for Duplicate License for Board of State Examiners of Plumbers and Gas Fitters 
Corporation, LLC, and Partnership Applications
Division of Professional Licensure Complaint Form 

Registration Form For Plumbing & Gas Inspectors 

Online Address Change for Plumbers and Gas Fitters 
Plumbing and Gas Fitting Applications

Appeals, Special Permissions, Variances 

Plumbing and Gas Fitting Examinations
Plumbing & Gas Fitting Permit Forms
Public Hearing Form For Proposed Revisions 

Vocational School Project Approval Application