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RVCA Regulation Terminology
362 definitions by Rideau Valley Conservation Authority

Absorption trenchAccessibleAccess to exitAdditional circuit ventAdfreezingAir barrier systemAir breakAir-conditioningAir gapAir-supported structureAlarm signalAlert signalAllowable bearing pressureAllowable loadAlternative solutionApplianceArchitectArtesian groundwaterAs constructed plansAssembly occupancyAttic or roof spaceAuxiliary water supplyBackflowBackflow preventerBack-siphonageBack-siphonage preventerBack ventBackwater ValveBarrier-freeBasementBathroom groupBearing surfaceBoardingBoilerBottle trapBranchBranchBreechingBuilding areaBuilding control valveBuilding drainBuilding heightBuilding SewerBuilding trapBusiness and personal services occupancyCamp for housing of workersCampgroundCanopyCare and treatment occupancy (Group B, Division 2)Care occupancy (Group B, Division 3)Care or detention occupancyCavity wallCavity wallChamberCheck ValveChimneyChimney linerChimney linerCircuit ventClass 1 fire sprinkler/standpipe systemClass 2 fire sprinkler/standpipe systemClass 3 fire sprinkler/standpipe systemClass 4 fire sprinkler/standpipe systemClass 5 fire sprinkler/standpipe systemClass 6 fire sprinkler/standpipe systemCleanoutClean waterClear water wasteClosureClosureCombustibleCombustible constructionCompliance alternativeComputer roomConditioned SpaceConstruction indexContained use areaContinuous ventCritical LevelDay campDay nurseryDead endDead loadDeep foundationDeep foundationDesign bearing pressureDesignerDesign loadDetention occupancy (Group B, Division 1)Developed lengthDirectly connectedDistributing pipeDistribution boxDistribution pipeDiving boardDiving platformDrainage systemDrainage systemDrum trapDual ventDwelling UnitEarth pit privyEffluentElectric space heatingExcavationExhaust ductExitExit levelExposing building faceExterior claddingFactory built chimneyFactory-built chimneyFarm buildingFillFire compartmentFire damperFire detectorFire loadFire protection ratingFire-protection ratingFire resistance ratingFire-resistance ratingFire retardant treated woodFire-retardant treated woodFire separationFire service mainFire stop flapFirewallFirst storeyFixtureFixture drainFixture outlet pipeFixture unitFixture unitFlame spread ratingFlame-spread ratingFlash PointFlood level rimFloor AreaFlow control roof drainFlueFlue collarFlue pipeFood premisesForced air furnaceForced-air furnaceForce mainFoundationFoundation unitFresh air inletFrost ActionFunctional statementFurnaceGaming premisesGas ventGradeGraded lumberGreywaterGross AreaGroundwaterGround WaterGroundwater LevelGround water tableGuardHauled sewageHauled sewage systemHazard indexHazardous classroomHazardous roomHeaderHeader lineHeat detectorHeavy timber constructionHeritage buildingHigh ground water tableHigh hazard industrial occupancy (Group F, Division 1)Holding tankHome for special careHorizontal branchHorizontal exitHorizontal service spaceHotelHub drainImpeded egress zoneIndirectly connectedIndirect service water heaterIndividual ventIndoor poolIndustrial occupancyInterceptorInterconnected floor spaceLeachingLeaching BedLeaching bed fillLeaderLimiting distanceLiquid manureListedLive loadLive/ Work UnitLoadbearingLoading rateLodgingLow hazard industrial occupancy (Group F Division 3)Low hazard industrial occupancy (Group F, Division 3)Low human occupancyMajor occupancyMake up waterMarqueeMasonry or concrete chimneyMeans of egressMedium hazard industrial occupancy (Group F Division 2)Medium hazard industrial occupancy (Group F, Division 2)Mercantile occupancyMezzanineModified poolModified stack ventingNominally horizontalNominally verticalNoncombustibleNoncombustible constructionOccupancyOccupant loadOffsetOffset relief ventOpen airOpen air storeyOpen-air storeyOutdoor poolPail privyPartitionParty WallPerched GroundwaterPercolation timePerformance LevelPharmacyPilePlenumPlumbing appliancePlumbing systemPool deckPortable privyPost disaster buildingPost-disaster buildingPotablePotable water systemPressurized distribution systemPrivate sewage disposal systemPrivate sewerPrivate water supplyPrivate water supply systemPrivy vaultProfessional EngineerPublic corridorPublic heritage buildingPublic poolPublic spaPublic UsePublic wayRangeRecirculation systemRecirculation systemRecreational campRelief ventRepair garageResidential full flow-through fire sprinklerResidential full flow through fire sprinkler/standpipe systemResidential occupancyResidential partial flow-through sprinklerResidential partial flow-through sprinklerReturn ductRiserRockRoof drainRoof gutterrooming houseSanitary building drainSanitary building sewerSanitary drainage pipeSanitary drainage systemSanitary sewageSanitary sewageSanitary sewerSanitary unitSelf service storage buildingSelf-service storage buildingSeptic TankSeptic TankService roomService spaceService water heaterSewage systemShallow buried trenchShallow foundationShelf and rack storage systemSizeSmoke alarmSmoke detectorSoilSoil pipeSoil StackSpace heaterSpace heating applianceSpace-heating applianceSprinkleredStack ventStack ventingStageStandpipe systemStarting platformStorage garageStorage type service water heaterStoreyStorm building drainStorm building sewerStorm drainage pipeStorm drainage systemStorm sewageStorm SewerStoveStreetSubsoil drainage pipeSubsurface investigationSuiteSupply ductSurface WaterTheatreTrapTrapTrap armTrap dipTrap seal depthTrap standardTrap weirTreatment unitTribunalUnit heaterUnprotected openingVacuum breakerVapour barrierVent connectorVenting systemVent PipeVent stackVertical legVertical service spaceWalkwayWaste pipeWaste pipeWaste stackWater distribution systemWater PurveyorWater service pipeWater systemWave action poolWet ventWorking capacityX ray equipmentX-ray equipmentX ray machineX-ray machineYoke vent
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Date
2011-01-01
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