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TITLE 16ECONOMIC REGULATION
PART 1RAILROAD COMMISSION OF TEXAS
CHAPTER 9LP-GAS SAFETY RULES
SUBCHAPTER BLP-GAS INSTALLATIONS, CONTAINERS, APPURTENANCES, AND EQUIPMENT REQUIREMENTS
RULE §9.142LP-Gas Container Storage and Installation Requirements

Except as noted in this section and in addition to NFPA 58 §6.3.1, LP-gas containers shall be stored or installed in accordance with the distance requirements in NFPA 58, §§6.2.2, 6.4.5, and 8.4.1 and any other applicable requirements in NFPA 58 or the LP-Gas Safety Rules.

  (1) An LP-gas liquid dispensing installation other than a retail operated DOT portable container filling/service station installation is not required to have a pump, provided that the storage containers are located one and one half times the required distances specified in NFPA 58, §6.2.2, or a minimum distance of 15 feet if the storage container is less than 125 gallons water capacity.

  (2) Any LP-gas container constructed prior to 1970 which has an odd-numbered water gallon capacity (for example, 517 water gallons instead of 500 water gallons) that is not more than 5.0% greater than the standard water gallon capacity may be installed utilizing the minimum distance requirement based on the standard water gallon capacity.


Source Note: The provisions of this §9.142 adopted to be effective February 1, 2001, 26 TexReg 947; amended to be effective September 10, 2001, 26 TexReg 6883; amended to be effective September 29, 2003, 28 TexReg 8318; amended to be effective September 1, 2005, 30 TexReg 4810; amended to be effective February 1, 2008, 33 TexReg 122

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