Originally Posted By: jpope
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Okay, I found it. You’re in IRC country, aren’t you Joseph?
Must be outside building and valves and gauges must be accessible. IRC 2411.2 & UPC 1213.3
Secure tanks in SDC D1 & D2. IRC 2404.8 & UMC 1604.1
Less than 125 gal requires no clearance from house or property line.
125 gal to 500 gal tank is required to be 10' min from the house and PL.
501 gal to 2,000 gal tank is required to be 25' min from house and PL. (NFPA58)
No openings in home below the tank or within 5' horz. of the pressure relief valve. IRC 2411.2 & UPC 1213.9
10' min clearance from ignition source to the fill valve and PRV on any size (ignition source may be electrical equipment or appliance such as A/C) NFPA58
No cast iron pipe fittings allowed. NFPA 184.108.40.206
Flex connectors and hoses max. 3' at tank (NFPA 3.2.17) & 6' indoors. (NFPA 220.127.116.11)
Shutoff valve reqd at hose inlet (NFPA 18.104.22.168)- hose and connection cannot be concealed. (NFPA 22.214.171.124)
Appliances converted to propane must be labeled. IRC 1304.1 and UMC 307.1.5
No propane appliances in pit or basement unless proper drain is installed. IRC FG401.2 and UMC 304.6
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