S.D. Admin. R. 61:15:07:21 - Storage, use, and handling of miscellaneous combustibles

The storage, use, and handling of miscellaneous combustibles shall be in accordance with the following:

(1) Storage of combustible materials in buildings or rooms shall be orderly and maintained at least two feet from the ceiling and at least 18 inches below sprinkler head deflectors;
(2) Combustible materials may not be stored in exits or exit enclosures;
(3) Combustible material may not be stored in boiler rooms, mechanical rooms, or electrical equipment rooms unless the combustible material is stored at least ten feet from the boiler or the mechanical or electrical equipment;
(4) Fueled equipment, including motorcycles, lawn-care equipment, and portable cooking equipment, may not be stored, operated, or repaired within a building except if operated in accordance with the equipment's listing, if permitted by other provisions of code, or in buildings or rooms constructed for such use in accordance with section 313 of the International Fire Code, 2015 edition. The authority having jurisdiction may require the immediate removal of such equipment from any location when the presence of such equipment is determined to be hazardous;
(5) Combustible decorative material, including cotton batting, paper, foam plastics, cloth, dried vegetation, moss, straw, hay, vines, split bamboo, leaves, and similar material, shall be flame resistant by procedures approved by the authority having jurisdiction. The authority having jurisdiction may except materials and individual decorative items from the requirements of this subdivision based on size and separation from other combustible materials. The aggregate area of any materials or decorative items may not exceed ten percent of the wall area.


S.D. Admin. R. 61:15:07:21
18 SDR 107, effective January 1, 1992; 23 SDR 32, effective September 11, 1996; 27 SDR 75, effective February 7, 2001; 33 SDR 113, effective January 2, 2007; 37 SDR 235, effective June 28, 2011; 43 SDR 56, effective 10/17/2016

General Authority: SDCL 13-25-2.

Law Implemented: SDCL 13-25-3, 13-25-4.

International Fire Code, 2015 edition, International Code Council. Copies may be obtained from the International Code Council, 4051 West Flossmoor Road, Country Club Hills, IL 60478; $92.00 for members and $123.00 for nonmembers. Telephone: 1-888-422 -7233.

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