Authorized Functions – Who Can Do What

The following table shows what professionals are authorized to perform specific functions as part of the Cross Connect Control Program (CCCP), as per CSA B64.10, 2011.

Notes

  • BPD - an abbreviation for Backflow Prevention Device
  • a Tester’s Licence is required to perform each of these functions
  • Fire Protection Systems, Lawn Sprinkler Systems, and Heating and Cooling systems have different requirements for the professionals authorized to perform CCCP functions compared to other systems
  • Utilities Kingston maintains a list of certified testers which includes the functions they are authorized to perform
for Fire Protection Systemsfor Lawn Sprinkler Systemsfor Heating and Cooling Systems
Perform Cross Connection SurveyInstall, Relocate,
or Replace
a BPD
Repair
a
BPD
Test
a
BPD
All FunctionsRepair or Test a BPDAll Functions
Professional Engineer
Certified Engineering Technologist *
Licensed Master Plumber with Contractor Licence
Journeyman Plumber 
Apprentice Plumber 
MOE Water Treatment or Water Distribution Licence ††
Fire Sprinkler Fitter
Lawn Irrigation System Installer
Steam Fitter

* required to be under the direction of a Professional Engineer

 required to be employed by a licensed plumbing contractor

 required to be employed by a licensed plumbing contractor and under the direct supervision of Journeyman Plumber or Master Plumber

†† must be employed with Utilities Kingston under the direction of a Professional Engineer