The Chicago Plumbing Code

Table § 18-29-702.3

Building Sewer Pipe



Cast-iron pipe hub & spigot b

ASTM A 74; ASTM A 888; CISPI 301

Ductile iron pipe

AWWA C151; AWWA C115

Concrete pipe 24" or larger

ASTM C 14; ASTM C 76; CSA A257.1; CSA CAN/CSA A 257.2

Copper or copper-alloy tubing (Type K)

ASTM D 1785; ASTM B 88; ASTM B 251

Polyvinyl chloride (PVC) plastic pipe (Schedule 40)

ASTM D 1785; ASTM D 2665; ASTM D 2672; CSA CAN/CSA-B 137.3

Glass pipe a

Polypropylene or Polyvinylfluorodene (PVDF) a

ASTM F1412; ASTM D 4101

High silicon content cast- iron pipe b

ASTM F 492-1985

Extra strength vitrified clay pipe, 21" or smaller

ASTM C 4; ASTM C 700

a) For acid waste underground only, on private system, not to be connected to the public sewer.

b) The use of cast-iron pipe shall be limited to construction within private property. Cast-iron pipe will not be allowed in the public way.

(Amend Coun. J. 3-27-02, p. 82090, 3)