|(a) Permanent records shall be stored under conditions
that meet the requirements of this section.
(b) Records shall be stored in a manner that complies
with the following:
(1) offers protection from fire, water, steam, structural
collapse, unauthorized access, theft, and other similar hazards; and
(2) does not expose records to direct sunlight.
(c) Records or storage boxes shall not be stored in
contact with the floor.
(d) Records stored in a building or storage area constructed
after the effective date of this section shall be protected by an
operational fire detection system or the facility must be in compliance
with local fire codes.
(e) Records shall not be stored in any area of a building
or storage area constructed after the effective date of this section
that is located in a 100 year flood plain area, as established by
the U.S. Geological Survey at the time of the construction of the
building, unless the floor of said area is at least five feet above
the 100 year flood level.