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Aerosol Products

Permit Holder Guidelines -- Permit Holder Guideline #1

PERMIT TITLE: Aerosol Products

CODE SECTION: (Virginia Statewide Fire Prevention Code) 2801.2

SCOPE: Need permit to make, store, or handle over 500 pounds of Level 2 or 3 aerosols.

FEE: $40.00 (Check payable to the City of Richmond)

PERMIT EXPIRATION: One (1) Year from date issued

REQUIREMENTS: Permit holder agrees to abide by the Virginia Statewide Fire Prevention Code and any special stipulations noted on permit, as well as the following:

  1. Material Safety Data Sheets (MSDS) information for aerosol products display shall be kept on the premises at an approved location.
  2. When an active fire protective (alarm or suppression) system is provide, it is the owner or tenant responsibility to have an annual test performed and keep necessary documentation on site at all times.
  3. Cartons shall be identified on at least one side with the classification level of the aerosol products.
  4. Solid pile and palletized storage shall be arranged so the maximum travel distance to an aisle is 25 feet.
  5. Rack storage shall be arranged with a minimum aisle width of 8 feet between rows of racks and 8 feet between racks and adjacent solid pile or palletized storage. Where early suppression fast response sprinklers provide automatic sprinkler protection, the minimum aisle width shall be 4 feet.

Contact Information:

Fire Department
City of Richmond
201 E. Franklin St.
Richmond, VA
23219 USA
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Phone: (804)646-2500

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