- In buildings used exclusively for container charging, vaporization pressure reduction, gas mixing, gas manufacturing, or distribution.
- When portable use is necessary and in accordance with §1910.110(c)(5).
- LP-Gas fueled stationary or portable engines in accordance with §1910.110(e)(1) or (12).
- LP-Gas fueled industrial trucks used in accordance with §1910.110(e)(13).
- LP-Gas fueled vehicles garaged in accordance with §1910.110(e)(14).
- Containers awaiting use or resale when stored in accordance with paragraph (f) of this section.
Water capacity per container
Between above ground containers
Less than 125 gals[a]
125 to 250 gals
251 to 500 gals
501 to 2,000 gals
2,001 to 30,000 gals
30,001 to 70,000 gals
70,001 to 90,000 gals
[a]If the aggregate water capacity of a multi-container installation at a consumer site is 501 gallons or greater, the minimum distance shall comply with the appropriate portion of this table, applying the aggregate capacity rather than the capacity per container. If more than one installation is made, each installation shall be separated from another installation by at least 25 feet. Do not apply the MINIMUM DISTANCES BETWEEN ABOVE-GROUND CONTAINERS to such installations.
- By setting into recess of container to prevent the possibility of their being struck if the container is dropped upon a flat surface, or
- By ventilated cap or collar, fastened to container capable of withstanding a blow from any direction equivalent to that of a 30-pound weight dropped 4 feet. Construction must be such that a blow will not be transmitted to a valve or other connection.
- The outlet valves of containers in storage shall be closed.
- Empty containers which have been in LP-Gas service when stored inside, shall be considered as full containers for the purpose of determining the maximum quantity of LP-Gas permitted by §1910.110(f).
- The nearest important building or group of buildings
- Busy thoroughfares
Quantity of LP-Gas Stored
500 pounds or less
501 to 2,500 pounds
2,501 to 6,000 pounds
6,001 to 10,000 pounds
Over 10,000 pounds
[a]Container or containers shall be at least 10 feet from any building on adjoining property, any sidewalk, or any of the exposures described in §1910.110(f)(6)(i) (c) or (d) of this paragraph.