5J-20.002. Standards of National Fire Protection Association Adopted  

Effective on Wednesday, July 10, 2019
  • 1The standards of the National Fire Protection Association for the storage and handling of liquefied petroleum gases as published in NFPA 58, Liquefied Petroleum Gas Code, 2017 Edition, for gas appliances and gas piping as published in NFPA 54, National Fuel Gas Code, 2015 Edition, and for emergency power supply as published in NFPA 110, Standard for Emergency and Standby Power Systems, 2016 Edition, shall be the accepted standards for this state and are hereby adopted and incorporated by reference. The LP Gas Code Handbook, NFPA 58, 2017 Edition, and the National Fuel Gas Code Handbook, NFPA 54, 2015 Edition, are hereby adopted and incorporated by reference and shall be utilized by the department as a guide in interpreting the provisions of chapter 527, F.S. Reference to NFPA 58, NFPA 54, and NFPA 110 in these rules shall be to the most recent edition as adopted herein. “NFPA” is the recognized abbreviation for the National Fire Protection Association, Inc., and generally the abbreviation is used in these rules in identifying the publications of the association, which are copyrighted. It would be a violation of federal copyright law to post the materials incorporated in this rule on the Internet for public viewing. Accordingly, the public may obtain a copy of any NFPA publication by writing the association, whose address is: National Fire Protection Association, Inc., 1 Batterymarch Park, Quincy, Massachusetts 02269, or at 233http://www.nfpa.org234. In addition, copies of the incorporated materials are available for viewing during regular business hours at the Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services, Division of Consumer Services offices located at 2005 Apalachee Parkway, Tallahassee, Florida 32399-6500.

    272Rulemaking Authority 274527.06, 275570.07(23) FS. 277Law Implemented 279527.06 FS. 281History–New 8-7-80, Formerly 4A-1.01, Amended 7-18-85, Formerly 4B-1.01, Amended 10-8-86, 2-6-90, 8-9-92, Formerly 4B-1.001, Amended 7-20-95, 7-23-97, 6-8-99, 5-23-00, 9-2-02, 1-29-06, 8-2-07, 5-28-08, 4-6-12, 12-9-14, Formerly 3075F-11.002, 308Amended 5-25-15, 6-28-17, 7-10-19.