||FYI||RESUBMITTED: The plans have been re-submitted, and the disapproved issues have been addressed as follows: APPROVED
**PLEASE NOTE** ALL COMMENTS FOUND ON PREVIOUS PLAN REVIEWS REMAIN ENFORCEABLE UNLESS OTHERWISE NOTED IN THIS REVIEW.
1) THE COMPLETED APPLICATION FOR PERMIT FORM RECEIVED VIA EMAIL 4/24/13. APPROVED PENDING FINAL INSPECTION
2) SEE ELECTRONIC DOCUMENTS FOR SCOPE OF WORK AND SITE SAFETY; DIAGRAM SITE LAYOUT.
||FYI||VERIZON WIRELESS NEC 4323 ARROWS WEST INSTALLATION OF 4 TEMPORARY EXTERIOR 500 GAL ASTS FOR LOAD BANK TESTING
GKK AND CHIEF PETROLEUM
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|FYI||Permanent and temporary storage and dispensing of Class I and II liquids for private use on farms and rural areas and at construction sites, earth-moving projects, gravel pits or borrow pits shall be in accordance with
the IFC 2009, As amended, Sections 3406.2.1 through 3406.2.8.1.|
|FYI||Tank Description: FOUR UL 142 DW ABOVEGROUND tanks with a capacity of 500 gallons each.
Contents: Diesel, Class II
Type of containment: Yes, secondary containment DW
SEE ELECTRONIC DOCUMENTS
|FYI||Fill openings shall be equipped with a locking closure device. Fill openings shall
be separate from vent openings.
Tanks shall be provided with a method of normal and emergency venting. Normal vents shall also
be in accordance with Section 3404.2.7.3.
Emergency vents shall be arranged to discharge in a manner which prevents localized overheating or flame
impingement on any part of the tank in the event that vapors from such vents are ignited.
*** Tanks are UL Listed 142 AST
|FYI||Tanks with top openings shall be mounted as follows:
1. On well-constructed metal legs connected to shoes or runners designed so that the tank is stabilized and the entire tank and its supports can be moved as a unit; or
2. For stationary tanks, on a stable base of timbers or blocks approximately 6 inches in height which prevents the tank from contacting the ground.
Tanks with top openings only shall be equipped with a tightly and permanently attached, approved pumping device having an approved hose of sufficient length for filling vehicles, equipment or containers to be served from the tank.
Either the pump or the hose shall be equipped with a padlock to its hanger to prevent tampering. An effective antisiphoning device shall be included in the pump discharge unless a self-closing nozzle is provided.
Siphons or internal pressure discharge devices shall not be used.
|FYI||Tanks with a connection in the bottom or the end for gravity-dispensing liquids shall be mounted and equipped as follows:
1. Supports to elevate the tank for gravity discharge shall be designed to carry all required loads and provide
2. Bottom or end openings for gravity discharge shall be equipped with a valve located adjacent to the tank shell which will close automatically in the event of fire through the operation of an effective heat-activated
releasing device. Where this valve cannot be operated manually, it shall be supplemented by a second,
manually operated valve.
The gravity discharge outlet shall be provided with an approved hose equipped with a self-closing valve at the discharge end of a type that can be padlocked to its hanger.
Tank is UL LISTED 142 tank|
|FYI||The area surrounding a tank or group of tanks shall be provided with drainage control or shall be diked to prevent accidental discharge of liquid from endangering adjacent tanks, adjoining property or reaching
* The volumetric capacity of the diked area shall not be less than the greatest amount of liquid that can be released from the largest tank within the diked area. The capacity of the diked area enclosing more than one tank shall be calculated by deducting the volume of the tanks other than the largest tank below the height of the dike.
* Piping shall not pass through adjacent diked areas or impounding basins, unless provided with a sealed sleeve or otherwise protected from exposure to fire.
* Diked areas shall be kept free from combustible materials, drums and barrels.
Pumps, manifolds and fire protection equipment or controls shall not be located within diked areas or drainage
basins or in a location where such equipment and controls would be endangered by fire in the diked area or drainage basin.
** The tank is situated in a secondary containment container/basin see photo.|
|FYI||Provide for vehicle protection of tank in one of the following forms:
1) Provide Bollards- concrete filled Steel, Schedule 40, 4 inches outer diameter buried a minimum of 3 ft underground, extending a minimum of 3 ft above grade spaced at a minimum of 4 ft on center. Shall be anchored in a concrete foundation 15" diameter x 3 feet deep. Bollards shall be spaced away from the tank a distance equal or greater than their height above grade. Bollards shall not be more than 4 feet on-center.
2) Provide Concrete Road Barriers (Jersey Barriers) as approved by the Fire Code Inspector (4' apart, 4' from tanks. See 2003 IFC Section 312.3 for height and impact resistivity requirements).
3) CMU Block Screen Walls may be an acceptable method of vehicular protection. When CMU screen walls are considered for vehicular protection, they shall be proven to meet the height/impact resistivity requirements of 2003 IFC Section 312.
*Standard traffic curbs are not recognized by the Fire Code as an acceptable method of vehicular protection.
**Jersey barriers are provided|
Permit application form not included in packet.
plan reviewer email: requested form from Mr. Nelson |
|I||* Storage areas shall be kept free from weeds and extraneous combustible material.
* Open flames and smoking are prohibited in flammable or combustible liquid storage areas.
* Tanks and containers for the storage of liquids above ground shall be conspicuously marked with the name of the product which they contain and the words:
KEEP FIRE AND FLAME AWAY
|FYI||Provide proper placarding / labeling for tank on both sides of tank as per NFPA 704. |
|FYI||The capacity of temporary above-ground tanks containing Class I or II liquids shall not exceed 10,000 gallons
** Tanks are 500 gal each; 1,200 gals on site maximum|
|FYI||Portable fire extinguishers with a minimum rating of 20-B:C and complying with Section 906 shall be provided where required by the fire code official.
Also subject to Fire Inspector.|