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Virginia Administrative Code
Title 8. Education
Agency 85. University of Virginia
Chapter 30. Open Burn and Open Flame Operations

8VAC85-30-40. Requests for Permission.

A. A request must be made to the university's Office of Environmental Health and Safety (EHS) or the Medical Center Fire Protection Inspector's Office for the purpose of an open burn and open flame device use and operation. EHS or the Medical Center Fire Protection Inspector will review the request to ensure the open burn and open flame device is used in accordance with and meets the requirements of (i) the Virginia Statewide Fire Prevention Code (13VAC5-51), (ii) § 10.1-1142 of the Code of Virginia, (iii) EHS procedures, (iv) Medical Center procedures, and (v) applicable local city and county codes and regulations.

B. Each request will be reviewed (i) to ensure the safety of the university's faculty, staff, students, patients, and visitors and (ii) for stewardship of the university's facilities and property.

C. EHS or the Medical Center Fire Protection Inspector shall notify the requesting party of the approval or denial of a request for permission granted under this section permitting an open burn or use of an open flame or open flame device. EHS or the Medical Center Fire Protection Inspector shall concurrently notify the University Police Department of any approval or denial under this section and confirm receipt by the University Police Department.

Statutory Authority

§ 23.1-1301 of the Code of Virginia.

Historical Notes

Derived from Volume 34, Issue 09, eff. December 1, 2017.

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