SPS 305.89 Note Note: Although several different levels of expertise may qualify for the same certification, this section is intended to prohibit performing cathodic protection activities unless the specific expertise for that activity has been attained and documented.
SPS 305.89(4) (4)Renewal.
SPS 305.89(4)(a) (a) A person may renew his or her certification as a cathodic protection tester or corrosion expert.
SPS 305.89(4)(b) (b) A certification for a cathodic protection tester or corrosion expert shall be renewed in accordance with s. SPS 305.07.
SPS 305.89 Note Note: Authority over ss. SPS 305.82 to 305.89 was transferred to Department of Agriculture, Trade and Consumer Protection under 2013 Wis. Act 20, s. 9138 (3) (fm) and (4) (f).
SPS 305.89 History History: CR 06-127: cr. Register September 2007 No. 621, eff. 10-1-07; CR 11-020: am. (title), cr. (1) (c) (title), Register December 2011 No. 672, eff. 1-1-12; correction in (1) (a), (b) 1., (2) (a), (b), (3) (a), (4) (b) made under s. 13.92 (4) (b) 7., Stats., Register December 2011 No. 672; corrections in (1) (a), (b) 1., 2., (2) (d), (3) (a) made under s. 13.92 (4) (b) 6., 7., Stats., Register October 2013 No. 694.
subch. IX of ch. SPS 305 Subchapter IX — Plumbing
SPS 305.90 SPS 305.90Plumbing.
SPS 305.90(1)(a) (a) Except as provided under s. 145.06 (4), Stats., and pursuant to s. 145.06, Stats., no person may install plumbing unless the person holds a license or registration issued by the department as a licensed master plumber, licensed master plumber-restricted, licensed journeyman plumber, licensed journeyman plumber-restricted, registered plumbing apprentice, registered plumbing learner-restricted, registered utility contractor or registered pipelayer.
SPS 305.90(1)(b)1.1. Pursuant to s. 145.14, Stats., the plumbing activities that may be undertaken by a person who holds a license or registration as a licensed master plumber-restricted service, licensed journeyman plumber-restricted service or a registered plumbing learner-restricted service shall be limited to the installation or modification of all of the following:
SPS 305.90(1)(b)1.a. a. Privately owned wastewater treatment systems and components as defined in ch. SPS 381.
SPS 305.90(1)(b)1.b. b. Building sewers and private interceptor main sewers as defined in ch. SPS 381.
SPS 305.90(1)(b)1.c. c. Water services and private water mains as defined in ch. SPS 381.
SPS 305.90(1)(b)1.d. d. That portion of the drain system or water supply system that connects a building sewer or water service to the connection provided by the manufactured/mobile home manufacturer.
SPS 305.90(1)(b)2.a.a. The plumbing activities that may be undertaken by a person who holds a license as a licensed master plumber-restricted service type 2 or licensed journeyman plumber-restricted service type 2 shall be limited to the installation or modification of underground drain and vent piping and plumbing delineated under subd. 1.
SPS 305.90(1)(b)2.b. b. The plumbing activities that may be undertaken by a person who holds a license as a licensed master plumber-restricted service type 3 or licensed journeyman plumber-restricted service type 3 shall be limited to the modification of existing water distribution systems and plumbing delineated under subd. 1.
SPS 305.90(1)(b)2.c. c. The plumbing activities that may be undertaken by a person who holds a license as a licensed master plumber-restricted service type 4 or licensed journeyman plumber-restricted service type 4 shall be limited to the installation or modification of drain and vent piping to existing drain stacks and vent stacks for the conversion from a private sewage system to municipal sewers and plumbing delineated under subd. 1.
SPS 305.90 Note Note: Prior to November 1, 1996, plumber-restricted service licenses were referred to as plumber-restricted sewer licenses and those licenses formerly referred to as plumber-restricted sewer type 1 are now titled plumber-restricted service. Restricted service plumbing licenses types 2 to 4 are no longer available to new applicants. Individuals who currently hold these types of licenses are permitted to renew the licenses and continue to perform the activities under subd. 2. Individuals who hold a journeyman plumber-restricted service type 2 to 4 may seek to obtain the appropriate type of master plumber-restricted service license in accordance with s. SPS 305.92.
SPS 305.90(1)(b)3. 3. Pursuant to s. 145.14, Stats., the plumbing activities that may be undertaken by a person who holds a license or registration as a licensed master plumber-restricted appliance, licensed journeyman plumber-restricted appliance, or registered plumbing learner-restricted appliance shall be limited to the installation and modification of water heaters, water softeners, water treatment devices and other items in connection with an existing water supply system which do not require direct connection to the drain system.
SPS 305.90(1)(b)4. 4. The plumbing activities that may be undertaken by a person who holds a license or registration as a licensed utility contractor or registered pipelayer shall be limited to the installation or modification of water services, private water mains, building sewers, and private interceptor main sewers.
SPS 305.90(2) (2)Pursuant to s. 145.06 (3m), Stats., no person may perform the required testing of cross connection control devices unless the person holds a registration issued by the department as a cross-connection control tester.
SPS 305.90(3) (3)A business engaged in the installation of plumbing that utilizes plumbing learners shall maintain a ratio of at least one journeyman plumber or journeyman plumber-restricted for each plumbing learner. For this purpose, a master plumber or master plumber-restricted may act as a journeyman plumber or journeyman plumber-restricted, respectively.
SPS 305.90(4) (4)Pursuant to s. 145.09, Stats., a person may be accepted for examination for the appropriate classification of license upon submittal of any of the following:
SPS 305.90(4)(a) (a) An application in accordance with s. SPS 305.01, together with the application fee, and examination fee in accordance with s. SPS 305.02, Table 305.02.
SPS 305.90(4)(b) (b) A petition for variance documenting evidence of equivalency as provided in s. 145.09 (1m) (a) or (b), Stats., and a petition for variance fee in accordance with s. SPS 305.02 (4).
SPS 305.90 History History: Cr. Register, October, 1996, No. 490, eff. 11-1-96; am. (1) and (2), Register, April, 2000, No. 532, eff. 5-1-00; CR 03-075: am. (1) (b) 1. a. to c., cr. (1) (b) 1. d. and (4) Register June 2004 No. 582, eff. 8-1-04; CR 11-020: am. (1) (b) 4., Register December 2011 No. 672, eff. 1-1-12; correction in (1) (b) 1. a., b., c., (4) (a), (b), (c) made under s. 13.92 (4) (b) 7., Stats., Register December 2011 No. 672; CR 14-010: am. (4) (intro.), consol. (4) (a) and (b) and renum. to (a) and am., renum. (4) (c) to (b) and am., r. (4) (d) Register August 2014 No. 704, eff. 9-1-14; correction in (4) (b) made under s. 13.92 (4) (b) 7., Stats., Register June 2018.
SPS 305.91 SPS 305.91Master plumbers.
SPS 305.91(1)(1)General. A person may obtain a license as a licensed master plumber by taking and passing the master plumber license examination.
SPS 305.91(2) (2)Application for examination. A person applying to take a master plumber license examination shall submit all of the following:
SPS 305.91(2)(a) (a) An application in accordance with s. SPS 305.01.
SPS 305.91(2)(b) (b) An application fee and examination fee in accordance with s. SPS 305.02, Table 305.02.
SPS 305.91(3) (3)Qualifications for examination. A person applying for a master plumber license examination shall have one of the following qualifications:
SPS 305.91(3)(a) (a) At least 1,000 hours of plumbing-related work experience per year for at least 3 years as a licensed journeyman plumber.
SPS 305.91(3)(b) (b) Graduated from an accredited engineering university or college with a degree in civil engineering, mechanical engineering or other approved engineering curriculum related to plumbing.
SPS 305.91(4) (4)Examination. Except as provided in sub. (1) (b), a person seeking to obtain a master plumber license shall take and pass an examination in accordance with s. SPS 305.09.
SPS 305.91 Note Note: Section SPS 305.91 (1) (b) was repealed by CR 14-010, Register August 2014 No. 704, eff. 9-1-14. Future rule-making by the department will correct the no longer valid reference.
SPS 305.91 Note Note: After December 31, 2001, the examination for a master plumber license will include questions relative to the design and installation of multipurpose piping systems.
SPS 305.91(5) (5)Application for license.
SPS 305.91(5)(a) (a) Upon notification of the successful passage of the examination for a master plumber license, a person may obtain the license by submitting an application and the license fee in accordance with ss. SPS 305.01 and 305.09 (7) (c).
SPS 305.91(5)(b) (b) A person may apply for a license as a licensed master plumber by submitting an application, application fee, and a license fee in accordance with ss. SPS 305.01 and 305.02, Table 305.02.
SPS 305.91(6) (6)Responsibilities.
SPS 305.91(6)(a) (a) A person who as a licensed master plumber is responsible for the installation or modification of plumbing shall utilize the appropriately licensed or registered persons to install or modify plumbing.
SPS 305.91(6)(b)1.1. A person who has obtained his or her master plumber license prior to January 1, 2002 and who is responsible for the installation or modification of a multipurpose piping system shall have completed an approved course in the engineering principles and skills associated with the design, installation and maintenance of multipurpose piping systems prior to installing such a system.
SPS 305.91(6)(b)2. 2. A course to fulfill the obligation under subd. 1. shall be approved and conducted in accordance with s. SPS 305.08.
SPS 305.91(6)(c) (c) For any plumbing installation that requires a uniform building permit under s. SPS 320.08, a person who holds a master plumber license may not commence installation of plumbing until a permit is issued for the installation.
SPS 305.91 Note Note: Chs. SPS 320 to 325 apply to one- and 2-family dwellings and manufactured dwellings. The department's uniform building permit is issued either by the municipality in which the dwelling is located or by a UDC inspection agency where the municipality does not administer the Uniform Dwelling Code.
SPS 305.91(6)(d) (d) For any construction that involves installation or modification of a private onsite wastewater treatment system, a person who holds a master plumber license may not commence installation of plumbing until a sanitary permit is issued for the installation in accordance with s. SPS 383.21.
SPS 305.91 Note Note: Section 101.16 (4) (a), Stats., provides that: The person performing the work of installing equipment utilizing liquefied petroleum gas for fuel purposes shall furnish the user of the equipment a statement, the form of which shall be prescribed by the department showing the design, construction, location, and installation of the equipment conforms with the rules promulgated by the department under this section.
SPS 305.91(7) (7)Exchanges.
SPS 305.91(7)(a) (a) A person who holds a master plumber license may, upon application to the department, exchange his or her master plumber license for a journeyman plumber license.
SPS 305.91(7)(b) (b) A person who has exchanged his or her master plumber license for a journeyman plumber license may, upon application to the department, exchange his or her journeyman plumber license for a master plumber license provided:
SPS 305.91(7)(b)1. 1. The person holds a valid journeyman plumber license;
SPS 305.91(7)(b)2. 2. The person submits with the application a copy of his or her former master plumber license; and
SPS 305.91(7)(b)3. 3. The license fee for a master plumber specified in s. SPS 305.02, Table 305.02 is submitted.
SPS 305.91(8) (8)Renewal.
SPS 305.91(8)(a)1.1. A person may renew his or her license as a master plumber.
SPS 305.91(8)(a)2. 2. A master plumber license shall be renewed in accordance with s. SPS 305.07.
SPS 305.91(8)(b)1.1. The renewal of a license as a master plumber shall be contingent upon the master plumber obtaining at least 24 hours of acceptable continuing education prior to the expiration date of the license as specified in s. SPS 305.08 and Table 305.06, except as provided in subd. 2.
SPS 305.91(8)(b)2. 2. A person who holds a license as a master plumber may apply to the department for waiver of the continuing education requirements under subd. 1. on the grounds of prolonged illness or disability or similar circumstances. Each application for waiver shall be considered individually on its merits by the department.
SPS 305.91 History History: Cr. Register, October, 1996, No. 490, eff. 11-1-96; am. (1) (intro.), (5), (7) (b) 3. and (8) (b), renum. (6) to be (6) (a) and am., cr. (6) (b), Register, April, 2000, No. 532, eff. 5-1-00, except (6) (b) 1. eff. 8-1-00; CR 03-075: am. (3) (a), cr. (6) (c) and (d) Register June 2004 No. 582, eff. 8-1-04; CR 06-031: renum. (8) (b) 1. to be 1. a. and am., cr. (8) (b) 1. b. Register October 2006 No. 610, eff. 11-1-06; CR 11-020: r. (8) (b) 1. a., renum. (8) (b) 1. b. to be (8) (b) 1. and amend, Register December 2011 No. 672, eff. 1-1-12; correction in (2) (a), (b), (4), (5) (a), (b) 1., (6) (b) 2., (c), (d), (7) (b) 3., (8) (a) 2., (b) 1. made under s. 13.92 (4) (b) 7., Stats., Register December 2011 No. 672; CR 13-014: am. (3) (a) Register September 2013 No. 693, eff. 10-1-13; CR 14-010: renum. (1) (intro.) to (1) and am., r. (1) (a), (b), renum. (5) (b) (intro.) to (5) (b) and am., r. (5) (b) 1., 2., am. (8) (b) 1. Register August 2014 No. 704, eff. 9-1-14.
SPS 305.92 SPS 305.92Master plumbers-restricted.
SPS 305.92(1)(1)General. A person may obtain a license as a licensed master plumber-restricted by taking and passing the master plumber-restricted license examination.
SPS 305.92(2) (2)Application for examination. A person applying to take a master plumber-restricted service license examination or master plumber-restricted appliance license examination shall submit all of the following:
SPS 305.92(2)(a) (a) An application in accordance with s. SPS 305.01.
SPS 305.92(2)(b) (b) An application fee and examination fee in accordance with s. SPS 305.02, Table 305.02.
SPS 305.92(3) (3)Qualifications for examination.
SPS 305.92(3)(a) (a) A person applying for a master plumber-restricted service license examination shall have at least 1,000 hours of plumbing-related work experience per year for at least 2 years as a licensed journeyman plumber or a licensed journeyman plumber-restricted service.
SPS 305.92(3)(b) (b) A person applying for a master plumber-restricted appliance license examination shall have at least 1,000 hours of plumbing-related work experience per year for at least 2 years as a licensed journeyman plumber or a licensed journeyman plumber-restricted appliance.
SPS 305.92(4) (4)Examination. Except as provided in sub. (1) (b), a person seeking to obtain a master plumber-restricted service or a master plumber-restricted appliance license shall take and pass an examination in accordance with s. SPS 305.09.
SPS 305.92 Note Note: Section SPS 305.92 (1) (b) was repealed by CR 14-010, Register August 2014 No. 704, effective 9-1-14. Future rule-making by the department will correct the no longer valid reference.
SPS 305.92 Note Note: After December 31, 2001, the examination for a master plumber-restricted appliance license will include questions relative to the design and installation of multipurpose piping systems.
SPS 305.92(5) (5)Application for license.
SPS 305.92(5)(a) (a) Upon notification of the successful passage of the examination for a master plumber-restricted service or master plumber-restricted appliance license, a person may obtain the license by submitting an application and the license fee in accordance with ss. SPS 305.01 and 305.09 (7) (c).
SPS 305.92(5)(b) (b) A person may apply for a license as a licensed master plumber-restricted service or a licensed master plumber- restricted appliance by submitting an application, application fee, and a license fee in accordance with ss. SPS 305.01 and 305.02, Table 305.02.
SPS 305.92(6) (6)Responsibilities.
SPS 305.92(6)(a) (a) A person who, as a licensed master plumber-restricted service or licensed master plumber-restricted appliance, is responsible for an installation or modification of plumbing shall utilize the appropriately licensed or registered persons to install or modify plumbing.
SPS 305.92(6)(c) (c) For any plumbing installation that requires a uniform building permit under s. SPS 320.08, a person who holds a master plumber-restricted appliance license or a master plumber-restricted service license may not commence installation of plumbing until a permit is issued for the installation.
SPS 305.92 Note Note: Chs. SPS 320 to 325 apply to one- and 2-family dwellings and manufactured dwellings. The department's uniform building permit is issued either by the municipality in which the dwelling is located or by a UDC inspection agency where the municipality does not administer the Uniform Dwelling Code.
SPS 305.92(6)(d) (d) For any construction that involves installation or modification of a private onsite wastewater treatment system, a person who holds a master plumber-restricted service license may not commence installation of plumbing until a sanitary permit is issued for the installation in accordance with s. SPS 383.21.
SPS 305.92 Note Note: Section 101.16 (4) (a), Stats., provides that: The person performing the work of installing equipment utilizing liquefied petroleum gas for fuel purposes shall furnish the user of the equipment a statement, the form of which shall be prescribed by the department showing the design, construction, location, and installation of the equipment conforms with the rules promulgated by the department under this section.
SPS 305.92(7) (7)Exchanges.
SPS 305.92(7)(a) (a) A person who holds a master plumber-restricted service license or master plumber-restricted appliance license may, upon application to the department, exchange his or her master plumber license for the appropriate journeyman plumber-restricted license.
SPS 305.92(7)(b) (b) A person who has exchanged his or her master plumber-restricted license for a journeyman plumber-restricted license may, upon application to the department, exchange his or her journeyman plumber-restricted license for the appropriate master plumber-restricted license provided:
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