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3306.5 Storage and Display in Group M Occupancies
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It shall be unlawful to display black powder.
Where small arms ammunition and primers are displayed together in areas accessible to the public, a combined quantity of not more than 10,000 may be displayed, counting each round of ammunition and each primer separately. Such ammunition and primers shall be secured from direct access from the public.
It shall be unlawful to store smokeless propellants in quantities exceeding 250 pounds (113 kg). Smokeless propellants in smaller amounts may be stored only if approved. Such storage shall be as follows:
It shall be unlawful to store black powder in quantities exceeding 250 pounds (113 kg). Black powder may be stored in smaller amounts only if approved. Black powder in quantities less than 50 pounds (23 kg), when such storage is approved, shall be stored in a Type 2 or Type 4 indoor or outdoor magazine. Black powder in quantities of 50 pounds (23 kg) or greater, when such storage is approved, shall be stored in an outdoor Type 1 magazine. When black powder is stored with smokeless propellants in the same magazine, the total quantity shall not exceed that allowed for black powder.
Small arms ammunition and primers shall be stored as follows.
- Where small arms ammunition and primers are stored in a building, a combined quantity of not more than 100,000 may be stored, counting each round of ammunition and each primer separately. Such storage shall be in compliance with the following requirements.
- The storage shall be in areas not accessible to the public.
- Small arms ammunition and primers shall be stored in nonportable storage cabinets having walls at least 1 inch (25 mm) nominal thickness.
- Shelves in cabinets shall have vertical separation of at least 2 feet (610 mm).
- Cabinets shall be located against a building exterior wall with not less than 40 feet (12 192 mm) between cabinets.
- The minimum required separation between cabinets may be reduced to 20 feet (6096 mm) provided that barricades twice the height of the cabinets are attached to the wall, midway between each cabinet. The barricades shall be firmly attached to the wall, and shall be constructed of steel not less than 0.25 inch thick (6.4 mm), 2-inch (51-mm) nominal thickness wood, brick, or concrete block.