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 System plans must be picked up within 30 days. All system plans left longer than 30 days will be discarded as abandoned.


Review DateStatusComment(s)
11/16/2012 E-MailThe items based on the last meeting 10/29/12: Plans to be resubmitted to PPRBD appropriate departments as needed, and the CSFD Hazmat - Construction Services. Submit the revised plans with the Professional Engineer Seal, for the entire process and equipment, including but not limited to: the system interlocks, shut off valves, pressure relief valves etc. as shown in the 10/29/12 meeting. Show (on plan) interior and exterior pile or rack storage, including but not limited to: carbon black, tires, shredded metal, chemicals or hazardous materials. Provide a high pile declaration and submit all appropriate support documents and plan. Declare hazardous materials quantities/volume, container number, size and type, and hazard class of hazardous materials. **Based on proposed amount (understood at this time) of exterior Class II & III combustible liquid, this facility will be required to apply for an annual operational Hazardous Materials Permit; associated annual inspection and annual fee to apply. The following absent information based on meeting and requested by Plan Reviewer: " Address the integrity of the piping and equipment welds. " Address all compliance issues of the "blow off vent" extending from the exterior wall of the building. Include detail of its purpose and the material vented. " Address the applicability of this pyrolysis equipment/process to the Industrial Ovens Chapter 21, of the IFC 2009, as amended and its reference to NFPA 86. " Declare the referenced Standards and Codes used in the plan set design. " Identify the revised or added narrative to the original Operating Instructions. The revised narrative as written by Plant Engineering. Reminder to resubmit with Plan set: Complete a CSFD Tank installation permit application form (found on CSFD website) for the aboveground storage tanks with reduced size set of tank installation plans with the permit form. This is a separate and required permit through the DFM. Also attach any letters or documents from the State OPS regarding exemptions or requirements as such.
9/26/2012 FYIThis project is: RECYCLED FUELS LLC 2685 Durango Drive Equipment Installation SYSTEMS: CN:Code: IBC - IFC - 2009 PPRBC /Class: S-1 / Const: /Stories: /Size: /OL: FH:Required Flow: gpm /# Hydrants /On site flow: DV: Additional Comments: Tire Incineration Equipment; process equipment and aboveground storage tanks (exterior) which store petroleum by product (Class II diesel type and a "heavy Oil") fuel for resale/distribution. Pyrolysis equipment and process of rubber ATTENTION: See our web site for our latest plan review comments for your job at: - go to "City Agencies" (tab on the teal bar to get a drop box) - click on - "Fire Department" - (Using the links down the left side of the page), click on - "Web Guide." Once you're into the Web Guide, click on "Plan Review Status" This will also give you access to numerous other items that may assist you in your future project design work.
AttentionPhone call Owner and Plan reviewer What is the process piping conveying from the cracking drum to the water bath/cooling chamber? 90% methane gas with other mixture (not sure depends on testing) cooling chamber re liquifies/condenses material and end product is conveyed as diesel/heavy oi to exterior storage tanks. This is a closed system under pressure. Liquids are gravity fed to process tanks. **** Methane is a flammable gas (refer to natural gas) Given the process and material state: flammable gas and combustible liquids other NFPA Standards or industry standards may apply to this industrial process and equipment such as, NFPA 91, ASME, API. Further information regarding the process: liquids, gas and solids is needed for appropriate review.
FYI9/18/12 Site visit at the request of the owner to observe the aboveground storage tanks on site; plan reviewer observed the following conditions: Equipment has been installed and connected but not activated both interior and exterior of the building Aboveground storage tanks (ASTs) installed on site; no product 4 ASTs located exterior; three set on directly on asphalt; structural support holding the tanks in place was use of bricks propped under tanks and a process pipe for the liquid (above) the tank. 1 AST on elevated tri pod leg noted as welded legs; one leg was leveled with a piece of rotted wood beneath. No labeling No secondary containment or spill control No vehicle protection Plan reviewer asked about storage locations and amounts of tires and carbon black interior of the building **Items were discussed with owner and Owners rep (Ben) of B&H Engineering while on site. ** Plan reviewer requested specifications of tanks; site diagram with tanks and process flow and description. ** Submit tank permit and plans to Plan reviewer; show detail on plans in compliance with IFC 2009--secondary containment etc. ** Plan reviewer requested UL listings or other listing agency for this process and tanks ** Plan reviewer stated that tanks desgin construction and installation are required to be in compliance with IFC 2009 chapter 34 and NFPA 30 requirements. ** Plan reviewer requested that carbon black and tires to be shown on the plans--locations, storage conditions and amounts.
DisapprovedDesign, construction and general installation requirements for tanks. The design, fabrication and construction of tanks shall comply with NFPA 30, current edition. Each tank shall bear a permanent nameplate or marking indicating the standard used as the basis of design. 3404.2.7.1 Materials used in tank construction. The materials used in tank construction shall be in ac-cordance with NFPA 30 current edition. 3404.2.7.2 Pressure limitations for tanks. Tanks shall be designed for the pressures to which they will be subjected in accordance with NFPA 30, current edition.
DisapprovedWhere the maximum allowable quantity per control area is exceeded, and when required by IFC 2009, as amended, Section 2704.2, rooms, buildings or areas used for storage, dispensing, use, mixing or handling of Class I, II and IIIA liquids shall be provided with spill control and secondary containment in accordance with Section 2704.2. Piping systems, and their component parts, for flammable and combustible liquids shall be in accordance with IFC 2009, as amended Sections 3403.6.1 through 3403.6.11. The provisions of Section 3403.6 shall not apply to gas or oil well installations; piping that is integral to stationary or portable engines, including aircraft, watercraft and motor vehicles; and piping in connection with boilers and pressure vessels regulated by the International Mechanical Code. Piping system components shall be designed and fabricated in accordance with the applicable standard listed in IFC 2009, Table 3403.6.2 and Chapter 27 of NFPA 30 current edition, except as modified by Section 3403.6.2.1.
DisapprovedPrevention, control and mitigation of dangerous conditions related to storage, use, dispensing, mixing and handling of flammable and combustible liquids shall be in accordance with the IFC 2009, as amended, Chapters 27 and 34.
DisapprovedThe storage, use and/or dispensing of hazardous liquids shall be in accordance with all applicable provisions of the 2009 International Fire Code (IFC) including (but not limited to) Chapters 22, 27, and 34.
DisapprovedFlammable and combustible liquids shall be classified in accordance with the definitions in IFC 2009, Section 3402.1. When mixed with lower flash-point liquids, Class II or III liquids are capable of assuming the characteristics of the lower flash-point liquids. Under such conditions the appropriate provisions of this chapter for the actual flash point of the mixed liquid shall apply. When heated above their flash points, Class II and III liquids assume the characteristics of Class I liquids. Under such conditions, the appropriate provisions of this chapter for flammable liquids shall apply.


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