(a) Scope. This section sets forth requirements for the storage of flammable plastic foam products.
(b) Definition. The following term shall, for purposes of this section and as used elsewhere in the rules, shall have the meaning shown herein:
Flammable plastic foam products. Foam material that will ignite and continue to burn after contact for five (5) seconds with an open flame or glowing material.
(c) General Provisions.
(1) Prohibited storage. It shall be unlawful to store in any building or structure flammable plastic foam products in a quantity requiring a permit where such building or structure is:
(A) of combustible construction.
(B) occupied as an Occupancy Group R-2 or R-3.
(C) situated within 50 feet of the nearest wall of any building occupied as a school, hospital, or place of public assembly or public gathering.
(2) Permits. A permit shall be obtained for the storage of flammable plastic foam products as required by FC105.6.
(d) Design and Installation Requirements.
(1) Sprinkler protection.
(A) In any building in which more than 1,000 pounds, but not more than 6,000 pounds, of flammable plastic foam products are stored, every room or other area in which such products are stored shall be protected by a sprinkler system.
(B) In any building in which more than 6,000 pounds of flammable plastic foam products is stored, the entire building shall be protected throughout by a sprinkler system.
(e) Operational Requirements. Shredded flammable plastic foam products used in any manufacturing process or operation shall be stored in metal-lined containers having self-closing covers.