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No person shall, without a special permit from the Chief, pursuant to Section 105.8, use or store compressed gases or liquefied flammable gases within any assembly occupancy for demonstrations, exhibitions, trade shows, lectures or any other purpose that, in the opinion of the Chief, would create a fire, life or panic hazard.
4701.8.1.1 Conditions
Special permits from the Chief, pursuant to Section 105.8, shall specify the following conditions for the proper use or display of compressed gases or liquefied flammable gases within any assembly occupancy:
  1. Cylinders and their appurtenances shall be designed, fabricated, tested and maintained in accordance with Chapter 53 and Chapter 61 of this article.
  2. Cylinders shall be stored in a place and manner approved by the Chief.
  3. The use or display of compressed gases or liquefied flammable gases shall not exceed 30 consecutive days.
  4. Liquefied flammable gas cylinders shall be installed in an upright position and be secured to prevent movement.
  5. Cylinders shall not be exposed to any heat above ambient temperature.
  6. Cylinders equipped with protective caps shall, except when in use, have the caps in place.
  7. Cylinder valves shall be closed at any time the demand for gas ceases so that pressure will not be maintained on any attached equipment.
  8. The amount of gas and number of cylinders shall not exceed the amount and number approved by the Chief for a specific location.
  9. Not fewer than one 10B:C portable fire extinguisher shall be provided and accessible at each location where open flame is used.
  10. Liquefied flammable gas cylinders shall not exceed 5.76 gallons (21.8 L) water capacity in size.
  11. Liquefied flammable gas cylinders shall not be filled with more than 50 percent of nominal charging capacity.
  12. The total amount of liquefied flammable gas cylinders on the premises shall not exceed 60 gallons (227 L) at any time.
  13. Liquefied flammable gas used for the preparation or warming of food for retail sale is prohibited.

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