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Chapter 04 Article 03 Care, Storage and Transporting Inflammables, Combustibles, and Explosives

Article 4-3 CARE, STORAGE AND TRANSPORTING INFLAMMABLES, COMBUSTIBLES AND EXPLOSIVES


Sections:
 
4-301     Application of This Chapter.
4-302     Repealed by 2011-03.
4-303     Repealed by 2011-03.
4-304     Repealed by 2011-03.
4-305     Repealed by 2011-03.
4-306     Repealed by 96-06.
4-307     Repealed by 96-06.
4-308     Repealed by 96-06.
4-309     Filling Pipes.
4-310     Repealed by 2011-03.
4-311     Above Ground Storage.
4-312     Repealed by 2011-03.
4-313     No Smoking.
4-314     Hazardous Conditions Prohibited.
4-315     Repealed by 2011-03.
4-316     Repealed by 2011-03.
4-317     Repealed by 2012-09
4-318     Repealed by 2011-03.
4-319     Explosives--Definition.
4-320     Repealed by 2011-03.
4-321     Repealed by 2011-03.
4-322     Repealed by 2011-03.
4-323     Keeping Combustible Material.
4-324     Search for Explosives.
4-325     Penalty for Violation.
4-326     General Provisions.
 
4-301 Application of This Chapter.

This Ordinance shall apply to all plants, systems, equipment or devices hereafter constructed or installed, within the corporate limits of the City of Rock Springs, for the use, handling, storage or sale of gasoline or other inflammable liquids, and to existing plants, systems, equipment or devices, when in the judgment of the Fire Inspector the same constitutes a menace to life or property. An inflammable liquid, for the purpose of this Ordinance, is defined as one having a flash point of 200° Fahrenheit or less, and any fuel oil regardless ol oil regardless of the flash point. This Ordinance shall not apply to the storage of paints, varnishes or other commercial mixtures in sealed containers when in the judgment of the City Inspector such storage is not unduly hazardous to life or property. (Ord. No. 28, 8-12-04; 32-1, Rev. Ord. 1938; Rev. Ord. 1963; Ord. No. 2006-16, 7/5/06).

4-302 Permit Required.
 (Ord. No. 28, Sec. 5, 8-12-04; 32-2, Rev. Ord. 1938; Rev. Ord. 1963; Ord. No. 2006-16, 7/6/06; Repealed Ord. 2011-03, 4/5/11).
 
4-303 Application For Permit.
(Ord. No. 28, Sec. 5, 8-12-04; 32-3, Rev. Ord. 1938; Rev. Ord. 1963; Ord. No. 2006-16, 7/6/06; Repealed Ord. 2011-03, 4/5/11).
 
4-304 Notification For Inspection.
(Ord. No. 28, Sec. 3, 8-1-04; 32-4, Rev. Ord. 1938; Rev. Ord. 1963; Ord. No. 2006-16, 7/5/06; Repealed Ord. 2011-03, 4/5/11).
 
4-305 General Provisions.
(Ord. No. 28, Sec. 1 and 2, 8-12-04; 32-5, Rev. Ord. 1938; Rev. Ord. 1963; Ord. No. 85-12, 8-6-85; Ord. No. 91-15, 10-1-91; Ord. No. 94-18, 6-7-94).  (96-06, Amended, 05/07/1996; Repealed Ord. 2011-03, 4/5/11)

4-306 - 4-308 repealed by Ordinance 96-06.

4-309 Filling Pipes.
(Ord. No. 32-9, Rev. Ord. 1938; Rev. Ord. 1963; Repealed Ord. No. 2006-17, 7/5/06).
 
4-310 Underground Piping.
(Ord. No. 32-10, Rev. Ord. 1938; Rev. Ord. 1963; Repealed Ord. 2011-03, 4/5/11).

4-311 Above Ground Storage.

By special permission of the City Council, above ground storage tanks may be permitted in sparsely built up sections of the City, but not within 200 feet of any buildings except those used in connection therewith. (Ord. No. 32-11, Rev. Ord. 1938; Rev. Ord. 1963).

4-312 Emptying Tank Cars.
(Ord. No. 32-12, Rev. Ord. 1938; Rev. Ord. 1963; Repealed Ord. 2011-03, 4/5/11).
 
4-313 No Smoking.
(Repealed Ord. 2011-03, 4/5/11)

4-314 Hazardous Conditions Prohibited.

It is hereby expressly prohibited to open or fill any gasoline tank of any automobile, motorcycle or other internal combustion engine while the engine or motor is running. No inflammable liquids shall be stored, drawn or handled in dangerous proximity to fire or open flame. (Ord. No. 32-14, Rev. Ord. 1938; Rev. Ord. 1963).

4-315 Dry Cleaning.
(Repealed Ord. 2011-03, 4/5/11)
 
4-316 Tank Wagons.
(Ord. No. 32-16, Rev. Ord. 1938; Rev. Ord. 1963; Repealed Ord. 2011-03, 4/5/11).

4-317 Oil Burners of the Ordinances of the City of Rock Springs, Wyoming, is hereby repealed.  (Amended Ord. 2012-09, 12-18-12).

4-318 Other Occupancies Prohibited.
(Ord. No. 32-18, Rev. Ord. 1938; Rev. Ord. 1963; Repealed Ord. 2011-03, 4/5/11).

4-319 Explosives--Definition.

(a) The term "explosive" or "explosives" whenever used in this Ordinance shall be held to mean and include any chemical compound or mechanical mixture that contains any oxidizing and combustible units, or other ingredients, in such proportion, quantities or packing that an ignition by fire, by friction, by concussion, by percussion, or by detonator of any part of the compound or mixture may cause such a sudden generation of highly heated gases that the resultant gaseous pressures are capable of producing destructive effects on contiguous objects or of destroying life or limb.

(b) Nothing in this part shall be held to mean and include any small arms, ammunition or signal rockets, or devices or compositions used to obtain visible or audible pyrotechnic effects. (Ord. No. 32-19, Rev. Ord. 1938; Rev. Ord. 1963).

4-320 Transportation of Explosives.
(Ord. No. 32-20, Rev. Ord. 1938; Rev. Ord. 1963; Ord. No. 2006-16, 7/5/06; Repealed Ord. 2011-03, 4/5/11).
 
4-321 Transportation and Storage of Certain Explosives Prohibited.
(Ord. No. 32-21, Rev. Ord. 1938; Rev. Ord. 1963; Repealed Ord. 2011-03, 4/5/11).
 
4-322 Permit Required For Blasting.
(Ord. No. 32-22, Rev. Ord. 1963; Ord. No. 2006-16, 7/5/06; Repealed Ord. 2011-03, 4/5/11).

4-323 Keeping Combustible Material.

No person shall stack or keep within the limits of the City any hay, straw or other combustible material unless the same is enclosed or secured so as to protect it from flying sparks of fire. (Ord. No. 32-23, Rev. Ord. 1938; Rev. Ord. 1963).

4-324 Search For Explosives.

It shall be lawful for the City Inspector or person designated by him, when he shall have cause to suspect that any gunpowder, gun-cotton, nitroglycerine, dynamite, giant powder or other explosive is concealed or kept within the city, in violation of the purpose of determining whether any gunpowder, gun-cotton, nitroglycerine, dynamite, giant powder or other explosives are concealed or kept as aforesaid.  (Ord. No. 32-24, Rev. Ord. 1963; Rev. Ord. 2011-03, 4/5/11).

4-325 Penalty For Violation.

Any person violating any of the provisions of this Chapter shall be deemed guilty of a misdemeanor. (Ord. No. 32-25; Rev. Ord. 1938; Rev. Ord. 1963; Rev. Ord. 2011-03, 4/5/11).

4-326 General Provisions.

It shall be unlawful for any person, firm or corporation to have or keep for business, commercial, residential or other non-commercial purposes, liquified petroleum gases, unless the storage meets the requirements of this section.

(a) The amount of LPG shall be limited for residential or non-commercial purposes to a maximum of 25 gallon aggregate water capacity.

Exceptions:

1. Factory installed tank on R.V. (recreational vehicles) unit.

2. Vehicles governed by LPG or LNG (liquefied natural gas) that are governed by DOT.

3. Other equipment and vehicles powered by LPG excluding cooking or heating equipment.

4. Temporary use of LPG is subject to Nationally Recognized Standards of good practices and rules and regulations of the authority having jurisdiction.

(b) Storage and Use of LPG gas for business or commercial purposes shall comply with Ordinance 7-108.

(Ord. No. 2006-16., 7/5/06; Ord. No. 2007-17, 11/20/07)



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