1. The entire 3,000-gallon (11 356 L) quantity shall be stored in protected above-ground tanks;
1. Listed and approved unvented fuel-fired heaters, including portable outdoor gas-fired heating appliances, in one- and two-family dwellings.
2. Portable outdoor gas-fired heating appliances shall be allowed in accordance with Section 603.4.2.
1. Inside of any occupancy when connected to the fuel gas container.
3. On exterior balconies.
Exception: As allowed in Section 6.19 of NFPA 58.
1. Pressurization equipment, mechanical equipment and lighting.
2. Elevator operating equipment.
1. Where other dimensions are required or allowed by NFPA 70.
2. Access openings into attics or under-floor areas which provide a minimum clear opening of 22 inches (559 mm) by 30 inches (762 mm).
|Language from the IFC was moved to the MSBC. The intent of this decision was to place the language in the building code with the other construction requirements. The building official shall contact the fire code official when a new system is installed or modifications are made to an existing system.|
1. Treatment and flaring systems.
2. Valves and appurtenances necessary to the operation of emergency refrigeration control boxes.
3. Fans and associated equipment intended to operate emergency ventilation systems.
4. Detection and alarm systems.
1. Ammonia/water absorption systems containing less than 22 pounds (10 kg) of ammonia and for which the ammonia circuit is located entirely outdoors.
2. When the fire code official determines, on review of an engineering analysis prepared in accordance with Section 104.7.2, that a fire, health or environmental hazard would not result from discharging ammonia directly to the atmosphere.
1. The emergency sign shall not be required for elevators that are part of an accessible means of egress complying with Section 1007.4.
2. The emergency sign shall not be required for elevators that are used for occupant self-evacuation in accordance with Section 3008 of the International Building Code.
1. All fire service elevator keys within the jurisdiction shall be uniform and specific for the jurisdiction. Keys shall be cut to a uniform key code.
2. Fire service elevator keys shall be of a patent-protected design to prevent unauthorized duplication.
3. Fire service elevator keys shall be factory restricted by the manufacturer to prevent the unauthorized distribution of key blanks. No uncut key blanks shall be permitted to leave the factory.
4. Fire service elevator keys subject to these rules shall be engraved with the words “DO NOT DUPLICATE.”
1. Elevator owners or their authorized agents.
2. Elevator contractors.
3. Elevator inspectors of the jurisdiction.
4. Fire code officials of the jurisdiction.
|REQUIREMENT||NONRECOMBINANT BATTERIES||RECOMBINANT BATTERIES||OTHER BATTERIES|
|Vented (Flooded) Lead |
|Vented (Flooded) |
|Valve Regulated |
Lead-Acid (VRLA) Cells
|Lithium-Ion Cells||Lithium Metal Cells|
|Safety caps||Venting caps |
|Venting caps |
arresting caps (608.2.2)
|No caps||No caps|
|Not required||Not required||Required |
|Not required||Required |
|Spill control||Required |
|Not required||Not required||Not required|
|Not required||Not required|
|Not required||Not required|
|Seismic protection||Required |
|Smoke detection||Required |
2. Continuous ventilation shall be provided at a rate of not less than 1 cubic foot per minute per square foot (1 ft3/min/ft2) [0.0051 m3/s • m2] of floor area of the room.
1. The cabinet ventilation shall limit the maximum concentration of hydrogen to 1 percent of the total volume of the cabinet during the worst-case event of simultaneous “boost” charging of all the batteries in the cabinet; or
2. When calculations are not available to substantiate the ventilation rate, continuous ventilation shall be provided at a rate of not less than 1 cubic foot per minute per square foot [1 ft3/min/ft2 or 0.0051 m3/(s • m2)] of floor area covered by the cabinet. The room in which the cabinet is installed shall also be ventilated as required in Section 608.6.1.
2. The room contains energized electrical circuits.
COMMERCIAL COOKING SYSTEM INSPECTION FREQUENCY
|TYPE OF COOKING OPERATIONS||FREQUENCY OF |
|High-volume cooking operations such as 24-hour cooking, charbroiling or wok cooking||3 months|
|Low-volume cooking operations such as places of religious worship, seasonal businesses and senior centers||12 months|
|Cooking operations utilizing solid fuel-burning cooking appliances||1 month|
|All other cooking operations||6 months|
1. Unless all buildings connected to them are protected throughout by approved automatic fire-extinguishing systems, pedestrian walkways and pedestrian tunnels shall, at a minimum, be separated from the interior of buildings by walls and self-closing doors constructed to form a barrier to limit the transfer of smoke.
2. The unobstructed width of pedestrian walkways and pedestrian tunnels shall not be less than 44 inches (1118 mm).
3. Combustible materials or decorations shall not be located in pedestrian walkways or pedestrian tunnels. Interior wall, ceiling, and floor finishes shall comply with Chapter 8.
5. Pedestrian walkways and pedestrian tunnels exceeding 400 feet (122 m) in length shall be provided with means of egress so arranged that the maximum length of exit access travel to reach an exit does not exceed 200 feet (60 960 mm).
6. Means of egress from pedestrian walkways and pedestrian tunnels shall not be locked unless provisions for emergency egress are provided.