UpCodes logo
Jump To Full Code Chapter
Storage and display shall be in accordance with Sections 5003.11.3.1 through 5003.11.3.11.
5003.11.3.1 Density
Storage and display of solids shall not exceed 200 pounds per square foot (976 kg/m2) of floor area actually occupied by solid merchandise. Storage and display of liquids shall not exceed 20 gallons per square foot (0.50 L/m2) of floor area actually occupied by liquid merchandise.
5003.11.3.2 Storage and Display Height
Display height shall not exceed 6 feet (1829 mm) above the finished floor in display areas of Group M occupancies. Storage height shall not exceed 8 feet (2438 mm) above the finished floor in storage areas of Group M and Group S occupancies.
5003.11.3.3 Container Location
Individual containers less than 5 gallons (19 L) or less than 25 pounds (11 kg) shall be stored or displayed on pallets, racks or shelves.
5003.11.3.4 Racks and Shelves
Racks and shelves used for storage or display shall be in accordance with Section 5003.9.9.
5003.11.3.5 Container Type
Containers shall be approved for the intended use and identified as to their content.
5003.11.3.6 Container Size
Individual containers shall not exceed 100 pounds (45 kg) for solids or 10 gallons (38 L) for liquids in storage and display areas.
5003.11.3.7 Incompatible Materials
Incompatible materials shall be separated in accordance with Section 5003.9.8.
5003.11.3.8 Floors
Floors shall be in accordance with Section 5004.12.
5003.11.3.9 Aisles
Aisles 4 feet (1219 mm) in width shall be maintained on three sides of the storage or display area.
5003.11.3.10 Signs
Hazard identification signs shall be provided in accordance with Section 5003.5.
5003.11.3.11 Storage Plan
A storage plan illustrating the intended storage arrangement, including the location and dimensions of aisles, and storage racks shall be provided.

Related Code Sections

5001.4 Hazardous Materials—General Provisions, Retail and Wholesale Storage and Display
For retail and wholesale storage and display of nonflammable solid and nonflammable or noncombustible liquid hazardous materials in Group M ...
5001.4 Hazardous Materials—General Provisions, Retail and Wholesale Storage and Display
For retail and wholesale storage and display of nonflammable solid and nonflammable or noncombustible liquid hazardous materials in Group M ...