Swapping Toilet and Shower and Code??

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  1. Oct 31, 2011 #1

    dw8

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    I'm redoing a bath and want to swap out a shower and toilet.
    Currently the toilet is at the end of a horizontal branch drain line and shares a wet
    vent with the lavatory sink.

    Following is a top view of the current horizontal branch (secondary) drain line of concern which (Y's) into the main line. Both the secondary and main line run
    horizontally.

    I use the following notation:
    L - lavatory drain
    WV - wet vent (2 inch) shared by lavatory and toilet
    T - Toilet
    S - Shower
    DV - Dry vent (2 inch)
    MAIN - Main Line (3 inch)

    By swapping the Toilet and Shower I believe I'm not in code -- OR --
    am I reading it wrong "A toilet is required to be at the end of the drain line"??

    If not in code compliance, if I run a separate line parallel line to the current line with just the Lavatory and Shower on it and tie it in just before the dry vent , will this put me back in compliance?
     
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    No one here knows what your local codes may call for. If it was mine I'd be calling in a licenced plumber to run all the lines then you can finish the rest.
     
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    Thanks for response. FWIW our city uses the UPC 2006.
     
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    If I could figure out what your post said I could probably give an answer...

    How about a sketch of what you have and what you want to do?
     
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    Do you have anything ripped out yet? Posting a photo of bathroom might help us as well with the layout

    Sent from my iPhone iOS5
     
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    It's just impossible to tell what ....

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    Means....
     
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    Points noted. Will see if I can get some pictures.
     

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