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The extent of fire prevention and control that is provided shall be determined in consultation with the AHJ or by means of an engineering evaluation of the operation and application of sound fire protection and process engineering principles. [30:]
An engineering evaluation shall include, but not be limited to, the following:
  1. Analysis of the fire and explosion hazards of the operation
  2. Analysis of emergency relief from process vessels, taking into consideration the properties of the materials used and the fire protection and control measures taken
  3. Analysis of applicable facility design requirements in Chapters 17, 18, 19, 28, and 29 of NFPA 30
  4. Analysis of applicable requirements for liquid handling, transfer, and use, as covered in Chapters 17, 18, 19, 28, and 29 of NFPA 30
  5. Analysis of local conditions, such as exposure to and from adjacent properties and exposure to floods, earthquakes, and windstorms
  6. Analysis of the emergency response capabilities of the local emergency services

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