02-658 C.M.R. ch. 6, § 2 - Exceptions and Additions to Adopted Standards

Current through 2022-14, April 6, 2022

6.2.1 NFPA #31, Standard for the Installation of Oil Burning Equipment (2011 edition)

The Board does not adopt the exception to Chapter 7, Section 7.12, Abandonment and Removal from Service of Tanks and Related Equipment. (See instead Chapter 8, Section 8.9.4 of the Board's rules.)

The Board does not adopt Chapter 7, Section 7.3.1, Tanks and their Supports shall Rest on Foundations made of Solid Concrete. (See instead Chapter 8, Sections 8.10 and 8.11 of the Board's rules.)

6.2.2 NFPA #52, Vehicular Gaseous Fuel Systems Code (2010 edition)

The Board does not adopt the following Chapters: Chapter 5, General GH2 Requirements and Equipment Qualifications; Chapter 7, Service and Maintenance of GH2 Engine Fuel Systems; Chapter 9, GH2 Compression, Gas Processing, Storage and Dispensing Systems; Chapter 11, LNG Engine Fuel Systems; and Chapter 14, LH2 Fueling Facilities.
6.2.3 NFPA #54, National Fuel Gas code (2012 edition) Installations of propane and natural gas must also comply with all other applicable statutes or rules of the State and all applicable ordinances, orders, rules, and regulations of local municipalities. The use of unvented heaters in HUD-Code homes, as defined in 10 MRSA §9002(7)(A), is prohibited. The Board does not adopt the exception to Chapter 10, Section 10.23.1, Prohibited Installations.

The use of unvented heaters in bedrooms and bathrooms is prohibited. The Board does not adopt the exception to Chapter 12, Section 6.4.2.
6.2.4 NFPA #55, Compressed Gases and Cryogenic Fluids(2010 edition)

The Board does not adopt the following Chapters: Chapter 8, Cryogenic Fluids; Chapter 9, Bulk Oxygen Systems; Chapter 10, Gaseous Hydrogen Systems; Chapter 11, Liquefied Hydrogen Systems; Chapter 13, Insulated Liquid Carbon Dioxide Systems; and Chapter 14, Storage, Handling and Use of Ethylene Dioxide for Sterilization and Fumigation.
6.2.5 NFPA #58, Liquefied Petroleum Gas Code (2011 edition) Department of Transportation cylinders and ASME containers must rest on noncombustible materials unless listed for such purpose. Bulk plant or dispensing station remotely controlled actuators on internal valves and emergency shut-off valves must not be operated with a flammable gas. Any cylinder that does not have a legible manufacture date or retest date will be considered to be out of compliance and shall not be filled. The Board does not adopt Chapter 6, Section 6.3.7 and adopts the following in its place:

Cylinders and ASME containers of 125 gallons water capacity or less may be located and installed underneath a deck provided the following conditions are met:

1. The space is completely open to the atmosphere for 50 percent of its perimeter or more;
2. There is a minimum of 2' vertical clearance between the top of the tank and any part of the structure; and
3. The maximum aggregate water capacity of such tanks is no more than 250 gallons. Portable motor fuel containers which are equipped for volumetric filling and meet the requirements of construction and inspection set forth in NFPA #58 may be filled by volume or weight. Chapter 6, Section does not apply to a single tank containing methanol, connected to and as part of a propane bulk plant, for the specific purpose of adding said methanol to the propane gas stored in the bulk plant.
6.2.6 NFPA #211, Chimneys, Fireplaces, Vents, and Solid Fuel Appliances (2013 edition) The Board does not adopt Chapter 9, Section 9.8.2 for interconnection. (See 32 MRSA §18107(1)(A) ) The Board does not adopt Chapter 11, Fireplaces or Chapter 12, Masonry Heaters. In Chapter 13, Solid Fuel-Burning Appliances, the Board does not adopt Section 13.5.2, Room Heaters, Fireplace Stoves, Room Heater/Fireplace Stove Combinations, and Ranges. The Board does not adopt the following Sections of Chapter 13: Section 13.2, Annual Inspection, the reference to the requirements of Section 14.3; Section 13.4.1 of Section 13.4, Appliance or Connector Replacement, the reference to Chapter 14; and Section 13.7.2 of Section 13.7, Evidence of Damage. The Board does not adopt Chapter 14, Inspection of Existing Chimneys.


02-658 C.M.R. ch. 6, § 2

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