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3304.6.6 Security for Magazines at Vendor Facilities
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Vendor magazines shall be provided with the following security measures:
- A magazine keeper shall be present on the premises and continuously monitor the magazine at all times.
- A suitable shelter for the magazine keeper shall be provided.
- The magazine and surrounding area shall be illuminated at night.
- A dedicated, non-coin-operated telephone shall be provided inside the shelter for the use of the magazine keeper.
- A door alarm and holdup alarm, monitored by an approved central station company, shall be provided. The central station company shall not have the capability to shut off the alarms. The central station shall:
- An audible and visible alarm system shall be provided that is activated by opening the magazine door, and that is continuously monitored at an approved location on the premises.
- A local perimeter intrusion alarm shall be provided that is capable of being deactivated during normal delivery hours.
First class magazines shall additionally comply with the following installation requirements:
- Circuits used for the doors and holdup alarm shall be dedicated and use fire alarm wiring and wiring methods as set forth in the construction codes, including the Building Code and the Electrical Code. The door and holdup alarm shall use an approved transmitter, operate on alternating current, be provided with battery backup, and be monitored by an approved central station company. There shall be no control on the premises for shutting down the alarm transmission to the central station company other than disconnecting all power to the alarm system.
- Electrical wiring on the premises from the magazine doors to the central station company and the magazine keeper's shelter shall be protected by rigid conduit. Overhead wiring shall use a weatherhead fitting and have a minimum 15 feet (4572 mm) clearance from the ground. Underground wiring shall be protected in galvanized conduit, buried at a minimum depth of 18 inches (457 mm) or 12 inches (305 mm) deep with 6 inches (152 mm) concrete cover.
- Overhead telephone lines feeding the magazine keeper's shelter shall be protected for a distance of 15 feet (4572 mm) in height by a conduit service pipe suitably braced for strain. Underground telephone lines shall be protected in galvanized conduit, buried 18 inches (457 mm) minimum or 12 inches (305 mm) deep with 6 inches (152 mm) concrete cover.