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PERRYSBURG TOWNSHIP FIRE & EMS

BUREAU OF FIRE PREVENTION

26711 LIME CITY ROAD, PERRYSBURG, OH 43551

OFFICE:  419-872-8850  FAX:  419-887-6937

EMAIL:  kfeeney@perrysburgtownship.us

STORAGE TANK INSTALLATION, REMOVAL, & MODIFICATION

Above ground/Underground Storage Tank Removal and Abandonment

The application shall include a sketch of the property showing the location of the tank, any buildings, and all property lines.

  • Indicate above ground or underground storage tank system
  • Indicate tank capacity in gallons
  • Indicate the product that was stored

Above ground/Underground Storage Tank Installation and Alteration

The application shall be accompanied by three sets of drawings and specifications no larger than 11 inches by 17 inches that clearly show compliance with distances and applicable requirements of the Ohio Fire Code, NFPA 30, NFPA 30A as incorporated therein or other

referenced standards as follows:

  • A general description of all proposed work (e.g., supply to equipment, bulk storage, private fleet fueling, etc.)
  • Drawn to scale or dimension
  • Show property lines and public ways
  • Show buildings or structures on the site and indicate the nature of their use
  • Show location, use, capacity, and piping arrangement of all existing underground and above ground tanks

Proposed fleet fueling tank installation plans shall provide the following information:

  • The location of the nearest important building on the same property
  • The location of all fuel dispensers
  • The location of any public way
  • The location of all property lines that are or may be built upon, including the opposite side of public ways
  • Clarify what type of dispensing is to occur
  • Include a statement indicating the intent of the fueling operation and the type of vehicles intended to be fueled
  • Indicate tank capacity in gallons of all proposed tanks
  • Indicate product that will be stored in each tank

Manufacturers cut sheets and drawings on tanks and all equipment indicating approval for its intended use (i.e., listing and labeling)

  • Tank, dimensions, capacity, and spacing between adjacent tanks
  • Normal tank vent size, height, location, and vent cap type
  • Emergency tank vent(s) type and size
  • Tank and dispenser protection details, island, or bollards
  • Method of the spill and tank overfill protection
  • Piping details
  • Method of an underground tank and piping corrosion protection
  • Pump, dispenser, and other associated electrical equipment type and location
  • Type of dispenser operating instructions and warning signs
  • The tank system (including all components and equipment) must be shown to be approved for the intended use (i.e., labeled or listed)

Secure necessary permits and inspections from the building official having jurisdiction

  • Provide a copy of approval documentation from the building official having jurisdiction to the state fire safety inspector prior to final approval of the tank installation

When the installation, alteration, removal, or abandonment is ready to begin, the owner shall notify the fire marshal and an inspection will be made to determine that the project conforms with the “Ohio Fire Code”

A permit shall be obtained prior to the work commencing

  • The fee shall be calculated in accordance with Ohio Administrative Code 1301:7-7-01 (L), Ohio Fire Code 112
  • Inspection fees will be billed in accordance with Ohio Administrative Code 1301:7-7-01 (L), Ohio Fire Code 112.3

Ohio Administrative Code 1301:7-7-01 (E)(2)(c), Ohio Fire Code 105.2.3 states, “An application for a permit for any proposed work or operation shall be deemed to have been abandoned one hundred eighty days after the date of filing unless such application has been diligently prosecuted or a permit shall have been issued; except that the fire code official is authorized to grant one or more extensions of time for additional periods not exceeding ninety days each. The extension shall be requested in writing and justifiable cause demonstrated

Depending on the type of tank proposed for use, the following distances shall be met (NFPA 30A):

Fire Resistant Tanks

Non-Fire Resistant Tanks

50’

From the Property Line

100’

25’

From Structures

50’

25’

From a Public Way

50’

No separation required

From a Dispenser

50’

Protected Tanks (UL-2085)

Less than 6,000 Gallons

Greater than 6,000 Gallons

15’

25’

5’

15’

25’

25’

No separation required

No separation required

Perrysburg Township Bureau of Fire Prevention

Fire Inspector:  Keith Feeney

Office Hours:  M-F 8:00-4:30

Phone:  419-872-8850 (o)

Email:  kfeeney@perrysburgtownship.us

O.A.C. 1301:7-9

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