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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)
5/26/2020 ITanks to be installed are as follows: 4, 275 gal tanks for motor oil 1, 650 gal tank for used oil 2, 180 gal tanks for antifreeze/windshield wiper fluid 2, 120 gal tanks for motor oil the 275 gal tanks are Roth DWT EcoPlus3 275 gal double wall tanks. Tanks conform to UL 2258 for oil storage/NFPA 31 approved. has leak detection and double wall containment The 650 gal tank is a Superior brand storage tank, UL 142 compliant, double wall tank, shall have interstitial compartment monitoring. The 180 gal tanks are Rhino Stackable tanks. Single wall, but shall be provided with separate secondary containment underneath stack The 120 gal tanks are Rhino Stackable tanks. Single wall, but shall be provided with separate secondary containment underneath stack
IInspector to verify that the secondary containment is provided for the Rhino tanks and are appropriately sized (plans call out 203 gal capacity to meet the 100% requirement for the 180 gal tank). If the rhino tanks are stacked 2 or more in height, then the secondary containment must not have a tank set inside the containment area, rather they are to be stacked above the containment.
IInspector to verify that tanks either are vented outside 12' above grade or will terminate inside and have normally closed vents.
IDOUBLE WALL TANK TESTING. Underground secondary containment tanks and horizontal aboveground secondary containment tanks shall have the primary (inner) tank tested for tightness either hydrostatically or with air pressure at not less than a gauge pressure of 3 psi and not more than a gauge pressure of 5 psi. (2015 NFPA 30 ? Either the factory applied vacuum/pressure shall be maintained until installed or additional pressure tests are required.
AttentionHAMMERS: The information from this permit application must be entered into the HAMMERS program and added to the facilities hazardous materials information. Visit the following link: to add the information to the facility.
FYI2015 IFC - LABELING AND SIGNAGE. The fire code official is authorized to require warning signs for the purpose of identifying the hazards of storing or using flammable liquids. Signage for identification and warning such as for the inherent hazard of flammable liquids or smoking shall be provided in accordance with this chapter and Sections 5003.5 and 5003.6. 5703.5.1 STYLE. Warning signs shall be of a durable material. Signs warning of the hazard of flammable liquids shall have white lettering on a red background and shall read: DANGER#FLAMMABLE LIQUIDS. Letters shall be not less than 3 inches (76 mm) in height and 1/2 inch (12.7 mm) in stroke. 5703.5.2 LOCATION. Signs shall be posted in locations as required by the fire code official. Piping containing flammable liquids shall be identified in accordance with ASME A13.1. 5703.5.3 WARNING LABELS. Individual containers, packages and cartons shall be identified, marked, labeled and placarded in accordance with federal regulations and applicable state laws. 5703.5.4 IDENTIFICATION. Color coding or other approved identification means shall be provided on each loading and unloading riser for flammable or combustible liquids to identify the contents of the tank served by the riser. (2015 IFC ?5703.5)
FYI2015 IFC - LIQUID LEVEL LIMIT CONTROL. Atmospheric tanks having a capacity greater than 500 gallons (1893 L) and that contain hazardous material liquids shall be equipped with a liquid-level limit control or other approved means to prevent overfilling of the tank. (2015 IFC ?5003.2.7)
FYI2015 IFC - MATERIAL SAFETY DATA SHEETS. Material Safety Data Sheets (MSDS) for all hazardous materials shall be either readily available on the premises as a paper copy, or where approved, shall be permitted to be readily retrievable by electronic access. (2015 IFC ?407.2)
FYI2015 IFC - MONITORING. An approved monitoring method shall be provided to detect hazardous materials in the secondary containment system. The monitoring method is allowed to be visual inspection of the primary or secondary containment, or other approved means. Where secondary containment is subject to the intrusion of water, a monitoring method for detecting water shall be provided. Where monitoring devices are provided, they shall be connected to approved visual or audible alarms. (2015 IFC ?5004.2.2.5)
FYI2015 IFC - INSTALLATION OF VENT PIPING. Vent piping shall be designed, sized, constructed and installed in accordance with Section 5703.6. Vent pipes shall be installed such that they will drain toward the tank without sags or traps in which liquid can collect. Vent pipes shall be installed in such a manner so as not to be subject to physical damage or vibration. (2015 IFC ?5704.
FYI2015 IFC - VENT PIPE OUTLETS. Vent pipe outlets for tanks storing Class I, II or IIIA liquids shall be located such that the vapors are released at a safe point outside of buildings and not less than 12 feet (3658 mm) above the finished ground level. Vapors shall be discharged upward or horizontally away from adjacent walls to assist in vapor dispersion. Vent outlets shall be located such that flammable vapors will not be trapped by eaves or other obstructions and shall be not less than 5 feet (1524 mm) from building openings or lot lines of properties that can be built upon. Vent outlets on atmospheric tanks storing Class IIIB liquids are allowed to discharge inside a building where the vent is a normally closed vent. Exception: Vent pipe outlets on tanks storing Class IIIB liquid inside buildings and connected to fuel-burning equipment shall be located such that the vapors are released to a safe location outside of buildings. (2015 IFC ?5704. Vent caps are allow to discharge inside as long as they are normally closed vents.
FYI2015 IFC - HAZARD IDENTIFICATION SIGNS. Unless otherwise exempted by the fire code official, visible hazard identification signs as specified in NFPA 704 for the specific material contained shall be placed on stationary containers and aboveground tanks and at entrances to locations where hazardous materials are stored, dispensed, used or handled in quantities requiring a permit and at specific entrances and locations designated by the fire code official. (2015 IFC ?5003.5)
FYIINSPECTION REQUIRED. An inspection of this hazardous materials installation/process is required prior to final Certificate of Occupancy/occupancy of the building/commencement of hazardous materials operations. To schedule the hazardous materials inspection, please call 719-385-5978 and follow prompts to schedule the inspection. Please have the plan review number ready before calling.
FYI2015 IFC - SPILL CONTROL FOR HAZARDOUS MATERIAL LIQUIDS. Rooms, buildings or areas used for the storage of hazardous material liquids in individual vessels having a capacity of more than 55 gallons (208 L), or in which the aggregate capacity of multiple vessels exceeds 1,000 gallons (3785L), shall be provided with spill control to prevent the flow of liquids to adjoining areas. Floors in indoor locations and similar surfaces in outdoor locations shall be constructed to contain a spill from the largest single vessel by one of the following methods: 1. Liquid-tight sloped or recessed floors in indoor locations or similar areas in outdoor locations. 2. Liquid-tight floors in indoor locations or similar areas in outdoor locations provided with liquid-tight raised or recessed sills or dikes. 3. Sumps and collection systems. 4. Other approved engineered systems. Except for surfacing, the floors, sills, dikes, sumps and collection systems shall be constructed of noncombustible material, and the liquid-tight seal shall be compatible with the material stored. Where liquid-tight sills or dikes are provided, they are not required at perimeter openings having an open-grate trench across the opening that connects to an approved collection system. (2015 IFC ?5004.2.1)
6/28/2019 DisapprovedSEPARATE HAZARDOUS MATERIAL PERMITS REQUIRED: The following Processes/Operations require separate permits through the Division of the Fire Marshal, 375 Printers Parkway, Colorado Springs, CO 80910: The fixed tanks greater than 60 gal storing flammable and/or combustible liquids (appears to be the 1000 gal synthetic oil tank, the 100 gal ATF tank, the 100 gal Ethylene Glycol tank, and the 4 x 200 gal used oil/coolant tanks.


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