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Virginia Administrative Code
Title 13. Housing
Agency 5. Department Of Housing And Community Development
Chapter 51. Virginia Statewide Fire Prevention Code
11/24/2020

13VAC5-51-141. IFC Chapter 25 Fruit and Crop Ripening.

A. The following changes shall be made to Section 2501, General:

1. Change Section 2501.2 to read:

2501.2 Permits. Permits shall be required as set forth in Section 107.2.

2. Change Section 2501.3 to read:

2501.3 Ethylene generators. Approved ethylene generators shall be operated and maintained in accordance with the applicable building code.

B. The following change shall be made to Section 2503, Ethylene Gas:

Change Section 2503.2 to read:

(N)2503.2 Dispensing. Valves controlling discharge of ethylene shall be maintained in accordance with the applicable building code.

C. The following changes shall be made to Section 2504, Sources of Ignition:

1. Change Section 2504.1 to read:

(N)2504.1 Ignition prevention. Sources of ignition shall be controlled or protected in accordance with the applicable building code.

2. Change Section 2504.2 to read:

(N)2504.2 Electrical wiring and equipment. Electrical wiring and equipment, including luminaires, shall be maintained in accordance with the applicable building code.

3. Change Section 2504.3 to read:

(N)2504.3 Static electricity. Bonding and grounding provided for containers, piping and equipment shall be maintained in accordance with the applicable building code.

4. Change Section 2504.5 to read:

(N)2504.5 Heating. Heating shall be maintained in accordance with the applicable building code.

D. The following changes shall be made to Section 2506, Ethylene Generators:

1. Change Section 2506.1 to read:

(N)2506.1 Ethylene generators. Ethylene generators shall be listed and labeled by an approved testing laboratory, approved, and used only in approved rooms in accordance with the ethylene generator manufacturer's instructions. The listing evaluation shall include documentation that the concentration of ethylene gas does not exceed 25% of the lower explosive limit (LEL).

2. Change Section 2506.2 to read:

(N)2506.2 Ethylene generator rooms. Ethylene generator rooms shall be maintained in accordance with the applicable building code.

Statutory Authority

§ 27-97 of the Code of Virginia.

Historical Notes

Derived from Volume 30, Issue 16, eff. July 14, 2014; amended, Virginia Register Volume 34, Issue 18, eff. October 16, 2018.

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