UpCodes logo
Jump To Full Code Chapter
Tanks shall be placed on an approved base slab. The surface of such base slab shall be a minimum of 6 inches (152 mm) above the level of the surrounding area to permit visual inspection. Tanks shall be adequately supported and anchored to the base slab to withstand uplifting by surface water and flooding.

Related Code Sections

1301.9.4 Nonpotable Water Systems, Foundation and Supports
Storage tanks shall be supported on a firm base capable of withstanding the weight of the storage tank when filled to capacity. Storage tanks shall ...
1004.4 Boilers, Water Heaters and Pressure Vessels, Mounting
Equipment and appliances shall be set or mounted on a level base capable of supporting and distributing the weight contained thereon. Boilers, tanks ...
1004.4 Boilers, Water Heaters and Pressure Vessels, Mounting
Equipment and appliances shall be set or mounted on a level base capable of supporting and distributing the weight contained thereon. Boilers, tanks ...
1004.4 Boilers, Water Heaters and Pressure Vessels, Mounting
Equipment and appliances shall be set or mounted on a level base capable of supporting and distributing the weight contained thereon. Boilers, tanks ...
1305.8.4 Fuel-Oil Piping and Storage, Capacity
the properties of the fuel oil to be stored in the tank, the construction documents shall include supporting calculations ...