DISCLAIMER: THIS FORM IS NOT INTENDED TO BE SUBSTITUTED FOR A LICENSED PLUMBER. IT IS ONLY A REFERENCE AND SHOULD ONLY BE USED AS A GUIDE. ACTUAL SIZE MAY VARY. NOT RESPONSIBLE FOR ERRORS.
Actual sizing should be per chapter 10 of the Florida Building Code 2004 Plumbing, (current edition)
S = Number of Seats in dining Area
GS = Gallons of waste per seat (use 25 gallons for restaurants with china dishes and/or automatic dishwasher. Use 10 gallons for restaurants with paper or baskets and no dishwasher)
HR = Number of hours restaurant is open.
LF = Loading Factor (use 2.00 interstate highway: 2.50 other freeways: 1.25 recreational area: 1.00 main highway: 0.75 other highway)
M = Meals prepared per day
GM = Gallons of waste per meal (Use 5 gallons)
LF = Loading Factor (use 1.00 with dishwashing machine and 0.75 without dishwashing machine)
Note: For other than private sewage disposal systems, reduce gallons values by 25 percent.