48-63. Mechanical Equipment
Mechanical Appliances. All mechanical appliances, fireplaces, solid fuel-burning appliances, cooking
appliances and water heating appliances shall be properly installed and maintained in a safe working
condition, and shall be capable of performing the intended function.
Removal of Combustion Products. All fuel-burning equipment and appliances shall be connected to an
approved chimney or vent.
Exception: Fuel-burning equipment and appliances which are labeled for unvented operation.
Unvented fuel-burning equipment shall not be installed in any bedroom or room used for
Clearances. All required clearances to combustible materials shall be maintained.
Safety Controls. All safety controls for fuel-burning equipment shall be maintained in effective