B-1.1, r. 3 - Safety Code

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236. Petroleum equipment may be used in or near a building housing a service station or a service centre if
(1)  the hazardous areas listed in Schedule II to Chapter VIII of the Construction Code (chapter B-1.1, r. 2) are separated from any room housing a solid or liquid fuel or gas heating appliance by walls having a fire-resistance rating of at least one hour within the meaning of Chapter I of the Construction Code;
(2)  the room containing such a heating appliance does not
(a)  have an opening less than 2.5 m from the floor; and
(b)  is not used to store a Class 1 or Class 2 petroleum product or as a service area for work on the fuel supply system of internal combustion engines or to dispense, transfer or handle Class 1 petroleum products; the bottom of the combustion chamber of the heating appliance must be at least 500 mm above the floor and the appliance must be protected from impact;
(3)  the combustion air necessary for the appliance comes from outside the building;
(4)  the return air intake of a forced-air heating appliance is at least 1.25 m from the floor if it is located in a room listed as a hazardous area in Schedule II to Chapter VIII of the Construction Code; and
(5)  the burner and the combustion chamber of the equipment are at least 2.5 m from the floor in any area where Class 1 petroleum products are dispensed, transferred or handled.
O.C. 221-2007, s. 1.