FIRE PREVENTION CODE (EXCERPT)
Act 207 of 1941
29.5c Filling or storage locations; certificate; approval of department of environmental quality; exception.
(1) A person shall not establish or maintain 1 or more of the following without obtaining a certificate from the department of environmental quality:
(a) A flammable compressed gas or liquefied petroleum gas container filling location.
(b) An aboveground flammable compressed gas or liquefied petroleum gas storage location that has a tank with a water capacity of more than 2,000 gallons or has 2 or more tanks with an aggregate water capacity of more than 4,000 gallons.
(c) An aboveground storage location for a flammable liquid or combustible liquid that has an individual tank storage capacity of more than 1,100 gallons. Crude petroleum collection tanks that receive crude petroleum directly from a wellhead and are certified by the department of environmental quality may be maintained without further inspection by the department of environmental quality, except as the department of environmental quality considers necessary to assure compliance with this act.
(2) The department of environmental quality may require that a person obtain approval from the department of environmental quality before the installation of an aboveground storage tank for flammable or combustible liquids that has an individual tank storage capacity of 1,100 gallons or less. However, this requirement does not apply to farm location storage tanks of 1,100 gallons or less capacity used for storing motor fuel for noncommercial purposes or heating oil for consumptive use on the premises where stored.
History: Add. 1952, Act 113, Eff. Sept. 18, 1952
Am. 1965, Act 200, Imd. Eff. July 16, 1965
Am. 1973, Act 199, Imd. Eff. Jan. 11, 1974
Am. 1978, Act 3, Imd. Eff. Feb. 7, 1978
Am. 1980, Act 247, Eff. Oct. 1, 1980
Am. 1987, Act 270, Eff. June 29, 1987
Am. 1996, Act 152, Imd. Eff. Mar. 25, 1996
Am. 2006, Act 189, Imd. Eff. June 19, 2006
Compiler's Notes: Section 3 of Act 247 of 1980 provides: “The total costs of the hazardous materials transport vehicles and storage facilities program shall be financed from the fees established pursuant to section 5d. If it appears that after the effective date of section 5d(4) that the revenues derived from the fees provided by section 5d will not be adequate to fund the program at the staffing level provided for the fiscal year beginning October 1, 1980, the staffing level shall be reduced to a level that can be supported by the available revenues.”For transfer of powers and duties relating to the above ground storage tank program and the inspection of dry cleaning establishments from the department of state police to the department of environmental quality, see E.R.O. No. 1997-2, compiled at MCL 29.451 of the Michigan Compiled Laws.For transfer of certain authority, powers, functions, and responsibilities of the state fire marshal and the fire marshal division of the department of state police to the director of the department of labor and economic growth, bureau of construction codes and fire safety, by type II transfer, see E.R.O. No. 2003-1, compiled at MCL 445.2011.For transfer of powers and duties of department of environmental quality to department of natural resources and environment, see E.R.O. No. 2009-31, compiled at MCL 324.99919.
Admin Rule: R 29.2201 et seq.; R 29.2501 et seq.; and R 29.3801 et seq. of the Michigan Administrative Code.
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