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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)
2/13/2020 IPer Tony Brutsche, venting arrangements of the Rhino Tanks per 5704. will be vented inside of the building; though these tanks are not bolted to the floor, they are intended to be fixed and are considered stationary tanks. However, the tanks are storing Class IIIB liquids and have pressure/vacuum vent caps, which are allowed to discharge in the building. Tanks are also provided with secondary containment. Inspector to ensure both the 2-way breather caps are provided and that the secondary containment is provided.
AttentionThe purpose of the air line to the oil tank as proposed on P-3.02 is a means to power an oil pump connected to the top of tank. The tank will not be pressurized. Arrangement acceptable for IIIB liquids.
AttentionINSPECTION 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.
I2015 IFC - SHELF STORAGE. Shelving shall be of substantial construction, and shall be braced and anchored in accordance with the seismic design requirements of the International Building Code for the seismic zone in which the material is located. Shelving shall be treated, coated or constructed of materials that are compatible with the hazardous materials stored. Shelves shall be provided with a lip or guard where used for the storage of individual containers. Exceptions: 1. Storage in hazardous material storage cabinets or laboratory furniture specifically designed for such use. 2. Storage of hazardous materials in amounts not requiring a permit in accordance with Section 5001.5. Shelf storage of hazardous materials shall be maintained in an orderly manner. (2015 IFC ?5003.9.9)
I2015 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 (3785 L), 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)
FYI2015 IFC - SMOKING AND OPEN FLAME. Signs shall be posted in storage areas prohibiting open flames and smoking. Signs shall comply with Section 5703.5. (2015 IFC ?5704.2.3.1)
I2015 IFC - SEPARATION OF INCOMPATIBLE MATERIALS. Incompatible materials in storage and storage of materials that are incompatible with materials in use shall be separated where the stored materials are in containers having a capacity of more than 5 pounds (2 kg) or 0.5 gallon (2 L). Separation shall be accomplished by: 1. Segregating incompatible materials in storage by a distance of not less than 20 feet (6096 mm). 2. Isolating incompatible materials in storage by a noncombustible partition extending not less than 18 inches (457 mm) above and to the sides of the stored material. 3. Storing liquid and solid materials in hazardous material storage cabinets. 4. Storing compressed gases in gas cabinets or exhausted enclosures in accordance with Sections 5003.8.5 and 5003.8.6. Materials that are incompatible shall not be stored within the same cabinet or exhausted enclosure. (2015 IFC ?5003.9.8)
I2015 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)
FYI2015 IFC - DESIGN AND CONSTRUCTION. Piping, tubing, valves, fittings and related components used for hazardous materials shall be in accordance with the following: 1. Piping, tubing, valves, fittings and related components shall be designed and fabricated from materials that are compatible with the material to be contained and shall be of adequate strength and durability to withstand the pressure, structural and seismic stress and exposure to which they are subject. 2. Piping and tubing shall be identified in accordance with ASME A13.1 to indicate the material conveyed. 3. Readily accessible manual valves or automatic remotely activated fail-safe emergency shutoff valves shall be installed on supply piping and tubing at the following locations: 3.1. The point of use. 3.2. The tank, cylinder or bulk source. 4. Manual emergency shutoff valves and controls for remotely activated emergency shutoff valves shall be identified and the location shall be clearly visible, accessible and indicated by means of a sign. 5. Backflow prevention or check valves shall be provided where the backflow of hazardous materials could create a hazardous condition or cause the unauthorized discharge of hazardous materials. 6. Where gases or liquids having a hazard ranking of: Health Class 3 or 4 Flammability Class 4 Instability Class 3 or 4 in accordance with NFPA 704 are carried in pressurized piping above 15 pounds per square inch gauge (psig) (103 kPa), an approved means of leak detection and emergency shutoff or excess flow control shall be provided. Where the piping originates from within a hazardous material storage room or area, the excess flow control shall be located within the storage room or area. Where the piping originates from a bulk source, the excess flow control shall be located as close to the bulk source as practical. Exceptions: 1. Piping for inlet connections designed to prevent backflow. 2. Piping for pressure relief devices. (2015 IFC ?5003.2.2.1)
I2015 IFC - MARKINGS. Individual containers, cartons or packages shall be conspicuously marked or labeled in an approved manner. Rooms or cabinets containing compressed gases shall be conspicuously labeled: COMPRESSED GAS. (2015 IFC ?5003.5.1)
1/3/2020 DisapprovedPlease provide fill arrangement of the oil tanks. Are they filled on site? Or are they swapped out by the supplier?
DisapprovedWhat is the purpose of the air line to the oil tank as proposed on P-3.02. Provide documentation that the oil tank is allowed to be pressurized by compressed air.
DisapprovedPlease provide specification sheets of the oil tanks, including any and all listings and/or NRTL approvals.
DisapprovedPlease describe venting arrangements of the oil Tanks per 5704.


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