|(a) Aggregate water capacity of 10,000 gallons or more.
The applicant shall notify LP-Gas Operations in writing when the installation
is ready for inspection. If LP-Gas Operations does not physically
inspect the facility within 30 calendar days of receipt of notice
that the facility is ready for inspection, the facility may operate
conditionally until the initial complete inspection is made. If any
safety rule violations exist at the time of LP-Gas Operations' initial
inspection, the installation may be required to cease LP-gas operations
until the violations are corrected.
(b) Aggregate water capacity of less than 10,000 gallons.
After receipt of LPG Form 501, LP-Gas Operations shall conduct an
inspection as soon as possible to verify that the installation described
is in compliance with the LP-Gas Safety Rules. The facility may be
operated prior to inspection if it is in compliance with the LP-Gas
Safety Rules. If any LP-gas statute or safety rule violation exists
at the time of the first inspection at a commercial installation,
the subject container, including any piping, appliances, appurtenances,
or equipment connected to it may be immediately removed from LP-gas
service until the violations are corrected.
(c) Material variances. If LP-Gas Operations determines
the completed installation varies materially from the application
originally accepted, correction of the variance and notification to
LP-Gas Operations or resubmission of the application is required.
The review of such resubmitted application shall comply with §9.101
of this title (relating to Filings Required for Stationary LP-Gas
(d) In the event an applicant has requested an inspection
and LP-Gas Operations inspection identifies violations requiring modifications
by the applicant, LP-Gas Operations shall consider the assessment
of an inspection fee to cover the costs associated with any additional
inspection, including mileage and per diem rates set by the legislature.
|Source Note: The provisions of this §9.109 adopted to be effective February 1, 2001, 26 TexReg 947; amended to be effective September 1, 2005, 30 TexReg 4810; amended to be effective December 24, 2012, 37 TexReg 9913