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Portable space heaters fueled by piped natural gas shall be designed, operated and maintained in accordance with FC 313.6.1 through 313.6.5.
313.6.1 Clearance to Buildings
Heaters shall be located outdoors and at least 5 feet (1524 mm) from any building or structure.
313.6.2 Clearance to Combustible Materials
Heaters shall not be located beneath, or closer than 5 feet (1524 mm) to combustible decorations and combustible overhangs, awnings, sun control devices or similar combustible attachments to buildings or structures.
313.6.3 Proximity to Exits
Heaters shall not be located within 5 feet (1524 mm) of exits or exit discharges.
313.6.4 Tip-Over Switch
Heaters shall be equipped with a tilt or tip-over switch that automatically shuts off the flow of gas if the appliance is tilted more than 15 degrees (0.26 rad) from the vertical.
313.6.5 Guard Against Contact
The heating element or combustion chamber of heaters shall be permanently protected so as to prevent accidental contact by persons or material.
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