Sec. 6-144.  Journeyman plumber's registration; experience; examination; fees; term.


(a)   A person desiring a journeyman plumber’s registration shall make written application to the code official on a form furnished by the Planning and Development Department.  No journeyman plumber’s registration shall be issued to any person who has not had at least:


(1)        Three (3) years’ experience as an apprentice plumber under supervision of a plumbing contractor; or


(2)        Four (4) years’ experience as a plumber in areas not having codes or licensing.


(b)   No such registration shall be issued to any person until he or she has successfully completed a nationally standardized text based on the International Plumbing Code.  An applicant who has successfully completed such nationally standardized test within the last ten (10) years shall not be required to retest.  The applicant shall pay an initial registration fee and subsequent yearly registration fees to the city as set forth in Section 2-5 of this Code.  All fees shall be paid at the time of application.  Such registration shall expire on December 31 of each year.  Applications for renewal registrations may be made between December 1 and March 1.  Applications for renewal registrations after March 1 shall be required to show proof of successful re-examination to the plumbing board or its designee. 


Source: Ord. No. 3051, § 4(C), 2-16-82; Ord. No. 3487, § 5, 6-15-87; Ord. No. 4389, § 1, 12-7-98; Ord. No. 4704, § 7, 10-20-03; Ord. No. 4974, § 3, 9-17-07; Ord. No. 5135, § 5, 9-7-10; Ord. No. 5563, §25, 8-20-18;