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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
1/27/2020

13VAC5-51-143.5. Ifc Chapter 29 Manufacture of Organic Coatings.

A. Change Section 2901.2 to read:

2901.2 Permits. Permits shall be required as set forth in Section 107.2.

B. Delete Section 2903.1.

C. Delete Section 2903.2.

D. Change Section 2903.4 to read:

2903.4 Fire protection systems. Fire protection systems shall be maintained, periodically inspected, and tested in accordance with Chapter 9.

E. Change Section 2903.10 to read:

2903.10 Drainage. Drainage facilities shall be maintained to direct flammable and combustible liquid leakage and fire protection water to an approved location away from the building, any other structure, any storage area, or adjoining premises.

F. Change Section 2903.11 to read:

(N)2903.11 Alarm system. Alarm systems shall be maintained in accordance with the applicable building code.

G. Change Section 2904.1 to read:

(N)2904.1 Wiring and equipment. Electrical wiring and equipment shall be maintained in accordance with the applicable building code.

H. Change Section 2904.3 to read:

(N)2904.3 Bonding. Bonding provided for equipment including tanks, machinery and piping shall be maintained in accordance with the applicable building code.

I. Change Section 2904.3.1 to read:

(N)2904.3.1 Piping. Electrically isolated sections of metallic piping or equipment shall be maintained in accordance with the applicable building code.

J. Change Section 2904.4 to read:

(N)2904.4 Ground. Metal framing of buildings shall be grounded in accordance with the applicable building code.

K. Delete Section 2905.1.

L. Change Section 2905.4 to read:

(N)2905.4 Explosion control. Explosion control shall be maintained in accordance with the applicable building code and maintenance provisions of NFPA 35.

M. Change Section 2905.5 to read:

(N)2905.5 Ventilation. Enclosed structures in which Class I liquids are processed or handled shall be ventilated in accordance with the applicable building code.

N. Change Section 2906.1 to read:

(N)2906.1 Mills. Mills operating with close clearances that process flammable and heat-sensitive materials, such as nitrocellulose, shall be maintained in accordance with the applicable building code.

O. Change Section 2909.2 to read:

(N)2909.2 Tank storage. Tank storage for flammable and combustible liquids located inside of structures shall be limited to storage areas at or above grade that are separated from the processing area in accordance with the applicable building code. Processing equipment containing flammable and combustible liquids and storage in quantities essential to the continuity of the operations shall not be prohibited in the processing area.

P. Change Section 2909.4 to read:

(N)2909.4 Nitrocellulose storage. Nitrocellulose storage shall be located on a detached pad or in a separate structure or a room enclosed in accordance with the applicable building code.

Q. Change Section 2909.6 to read:

2909.6 Finished products. Finished products that are flammable or combustible liquids shall be stored outside of structures, in a separate structure, or in a room separated from the processing area where such storage is permitted under the applicable building code. The storage of finished products shall be in tanks or closed containers in accordance with Chapter 57.

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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