International Building Code Section 111


International Building Code 111.1

Connection of service utilities. No person shall make
connections from a utility, source of energy, fuel or power to
any building or system that is regulated by this code for which a
permit is required, until released by the building official.

International Building Code 111.2

Temporary connection. The building official shall have
the authority to authorize the temporary connection of the
building or system to the utility source of energy, fuel or power.

International Building Code 111.3

Authority to disconnect service utilities. The building
official shall have the authority to authorize disconnection of
utility service to the building, structure or system regulated by
this code and the codes referenced in case of emergency where
necessary to eliminate an immediate hazard to life or property.
The building official shall notify the serving utility, and wherever
possible the owner and occupant of the building, structure
or service system of the decision to disconnect prior to taking
such action. If not notified prior to disconnecting, the owner or
occupant of the building, structure or service system shall be
notified in writing, as soon as practical thereafter.