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Section 105.6 of the CFC, Required Operational Permits, is amended to read as follows:

105.6 Required Operational Permits. The CFC official is authorized to issue operational permits for the operations set forth in Sections 105.6.1 through 105.6.51.

The following section of the CFC is not adopted as part of this chapter and is deleted: 105.6.1 Aerosol products.

Section 105.6.2 of the CFC, Amusement buildings, is amended to read as follows:

105.6.2 Amusement buildings. An operational permit is required to operate a special amusement building.

The following section of the CFC is not adopted as part of this chapter and is deleted: 105.6.3 Aviation facilities.

Section 105.6.4 of the CFC, Carnivals and fairs, is amended to read as follows:

105.6.4 Carnivals and fairs. An operational permit is required to conduct a carnival or fair.

The following section of the CFC is not adopted as part of this chapter and is deleted: 105.6.5 Cellulose nitrate film.

The following section of the CFC is not adopted as part of this chapter and is deleted: 105.6.6 Combustible dust-producing operations.

The following section of the CFC is not adopted as part of this chapter and is deleted: 105.6.7 Combustible fibers.

Section 105.6.8 of the CFC, Compressed Gases, is amended to read as follows:

105.6.8 Compressed Gases. An operational permit is required for the storage, use or handling at normal temperature and pressure (NTP) of compressed gases in excess of the amounts listed in Table 105.6.8.

Exception: Vehicles equipped for and using compressed gas as a fuel for propelling the vehicle.

TABLE 105.6.8

PERMIT AMOUNTS FOR COMPRESSED GASES

TYPE OF GAS

AMOUNT
(cubic feet at NTP)

Corrosive

200

Flammable (except cryogenic fluids and liquefied petroleum gases)

200

Highly toxic

Any Amount

Inert and simple asphyxiant

1,000

Oxidizing (including oxygen)

200

Pyrophoric

Any Amount

Toxic

Any Amount

For SI: One cubic foot = 0.02832 m³.

Section 105.6.9 of the CFC, Covered and open mall buildings, is amended to read as follows:

105.6.9 Covered and open mall buildings. An operational permit is required for:

1. The placement of retail fixtures and displays, concession equipment, displays of highly combustible goods and similar items in the mall.

2. The display of liquid- or gas-fired equipment in the mall.

3. The use of open-flame or flame-producing equipment in the mall.

Section 105.6.10 of the CFC, Cryogenic Fluids, is amended to read as follows:

105.6.10 Cryogenic Fluids. An operational permit is required to produce, store, transport on site, use, handle or dispense cryogenic fluids in excess of the amounts listed in Table 105.6.10 or Chapter 6.95 of the California Health and Safety Code at Normal Temperature and Pressure (NTP).

Exception: Permits are not required for vehicles equipped for and using cryogenic fluids as a fuel for propelling the vehicle or for refrigerating the lading.

TABLE 105.6.10

PERMIT AMOUNTS FOR CRYOGENIC FLUIDS

TYPE OF CRYOGENIC FLUID

INSIDE BUILDING (gallons)

OUTSIDE BUILDING (gallons)

Flammable

More than 1

60

Inert

60

500

Oxidizing (includes oxygen)

10

50

Physical or health hazard not indicated above

Any Amount

Any Amount

For SI: One gallon = 3.785 L

The following section of the CFC is not adopted as part of this chapter and is deleted: 105.6.11 Cutting and welding.

The following section of the CFC is not adopted as part of this chapter and is deleted: 105.6.12 Dry cleaning plants.

The following section of the CFC is not adopted as part of this chapter and is deleted: 105.6.13 Exhibits and trade shows.

Section 105.6.14 of the CFC, Explosives, is amended to read as follows:

105.6.14 Explosives. An operational permit is required for the manufacture, storage, handling, sale or use of any quantity of explosives, explosive materials, fireworks or pyrotechnic special effects within the scope of Chapter 56.

Exception: Storage in Group R-3 occupancies of smokeless propellant, black powder and small arms primers for personal use, not for resale and in accordance with Section 5606.

Section 105.6.14.1 of the CFC, Fireworks, is added to read as follows:

105.6.14.1 Fireworks. An operational permit is required for the sale and use of safe and sane fireworks pursuant to Chapter 8.44 of the Bakersfield Municipal Code.

The following section of the CFC is not adopted as part of this chapter and is deleted: 105.6.15 Fire hydrants and valves.

The following section of the CFC is not adopted as part of this chapter and is deleted: 105.6.16 Flammable and combustible liquids.

The following section of the CFC is not adopted as part of this chapter and is deleted: 105.6.17 Floor finishing.

The following section of the CFC is not adopted as part of this chapter and is deleted: 105.6.18 Fruit and crop ripening.

The following section of the CFC is not adopted as part of this chapter and is deleted: 105.6.19 Fumigation and insecticidal fogging.

Section 105.6.20 of the CFC is amended to read as follows:

105.6.20 Hazardous materials. An operational permit is required to store, transport on site, dispense, use or handle hazardous materials in excess of the amounts listed in Table 105.6.20 of this code, or pursuant to Chapter 6.11 of the California Health and Safety Code, or for any amount of hazardous waste.

TABLE 105.6.20

PERMIT AMOUNTS FOR HAZARDOUS MATERIALS

TYPE OF MATERIAL

AMOUNT

Combustible liquids

See Section 105.6.16

Corrosive materials

Gases

See Section 105.6.8

Liquids

55 gallons

Solids

500 pounds

Explosive materials

See Section 105.6.14

Flammable materials

Gases

See Section 105.6.8

Liquids

See Section 105.6.16

Solids

100 pounds

Highly toxic materials

Gases

See Section 105.6.8

Liquids

Any Amount

Solids

Any Amount

Oxidizing materials

Gases

See Section 105.6.8

Liquids

Class 4

Any Amount

Class 3

1 gallona

Class 2

10 gallons

Class 1

55 gallons

Solids

Class 4

Any Amount

Class 3

10 poundsb

Class 2

100 pounds

Class 1

500 pounds

Organic peroxides

Liquids

Class I

Any Amount

Class II

Any Amount

Class III

1 gallon

Class IV

2 gallons

Class V

No Permit Required

Solids

Class I

Any Amount

Class II

Any Amount

Class III

10 pounds

Class IV

20 pounds

Class V

No Permit Required

Pyrophoric materials

Gases

Any Amount

Liquids

Any Amount

Solids

Any Amount

Toxic materials

Gases

See Section 105.6.8

Liquids

10 gallons

Solids

100 pounds

Unstable (reactive) materials

Liquids

Class 4

Any Amount

Class 3

Any Amount

Class 2

5 gallons

Class 1

10 gallons

Solids

Class 4

Any Amount

Class 3

Any Amount

Class 2

50 pounds

Class 1

100 pounds

Water-reactive materials

Liquids

Class 3

Any Amount

Class 2

5 gallons

Class 1

55 gallons

Solids

Class 3

Any Amount

Class 2

50 pounds

Class 1

500 pounds

For SI: One gallon = 3.785 L, One pound = 0.454 kg.

a. Twenty gallons when Table 5003.1.1(1) Note k applies and hazard identification signs in accordance with Section 5003.5 are provided for quantities of twenty gallons or less.

b. Two hundred pounds when Table 5003.1.1(1) Note k applies and hazard identification signs in accordance with Section 5003.5 are provided for quantities of two hundred pounds or less.

The following section of the CFC is not adopted as part of this chapter and is deleted: 105.6.21 HPM facilities.

The following section of the CFC is not adopted as part of this chapter and is deleted: 105.6.22 High piled storage.

The following section of the CFC is not adopted as part of this chapter and is deleted: 105.6.23 Hot work operations.

The following section of the CFC is not adopted as part of this chapter and is deleted: 105.6.24 Industrial ovens.

The following section of the CFC is not adopted as part of this chapter and is deleted: 105.6.25 Lumberyards and woodworking plants.

Section 105.6.26 of the CFC, Liquid- or gas-fueled vehicles or equipment in assembly buildings, is amended to read as follows:

105.6.26 Liquid- or gas-fueled vehicles or equipment in assembly buildings. An operational permit is required to display, operate or demonstrate liquid- or gas-fueled vehicles or equipment in assembly buildings.

The following section of the CFC is not adopted as part of this chapter and is deleted: 105.6.27 LP gas.

The following section of the CFC is not adopted as part of this chapter and is deleted: 105.6.28 Magnesium.

Section 105.6.29 of the CFC, Miscellaneous combustible storage, is amended to read as follows:

105.6.29 Miscellaneous combustible storage. An operational permit is required to store in any building or upon any premises in excess of two thousand five hundred (2,500) cubic feet (71 m³) gross volume of combustible empty packing cases, boxes, barrels or similar containers, rubber tires, rubber, cork or similar combustible material.

The following section of the CFC is not adopted as part of this chapter and is deleted: 105.6.30 Mobile food preparation vehicles.

Section 105.6.30.1 of the CFC, Oil wells, is added to read as follows:

105.6.30.1 Oil wells. An operational permit is required to own, operate, maintain or drill an oil or natural gas well. The application for a permit to drill a well shall be accompanied by a plot plan drawn to scale or with dimensions showing all buildings and improvements within a radius of three hundred feet of the exact location of the proposed wellhead. The permit for any new well shall be issued only after it has been determined by field inspectors or by other means that such location for a well complies with the provisions of this code. Such determinations shall be made within a period of five days.

The following section of the CFC is not adopted as part of this chapter and is deleted: 105.6.31 Motor fuel-dispensing facilities.

Section 105.6.32 of the CFC, Open burning, is amended to read as follows:

105.6.32 Open burning. An operational permit is required for the kindling or maintaining of an open fire or a fire on any public street, alley, road, or other public or private ground. Instructions and stipulations of the permit shall be adhered to. Exception: Recreational fires.

The following section of the CFC is not adopted as part of this chapter and is deleted: 105.6.33 Open flames and torches.

The following section of the CFC is not adopted as part of this chapter and is deleted: 105.6.34 Open flames and candles.

The following section of the CFC is not adopted as part of this chapter and is deleted: 105.6.35 Organic coatings.

The following section of the CFC is not adopted as part of this chapter and is deleted: 105.6.36 Outdoor assembly event.

The following section of the CFC is not adopted as part of this chapter and is deleted: 105.6.37 Places of assembly.

The following section of the CFC is not adopted as part of this chapter and is deleted: 105.6.38 Plant extraction systems.

The following section of the CFC is not adopted as part of this chapter and is deleted: 105.6.39 Private fire hydrants.

Section 105.6.40 of the CFC, Pyrotechnic special effects materials, is amended to read as follows:

105.6.40 Pyrotechnic special effects material. An operational permit is required for use and handling of pyrotechnic special effects material.

The following section of the CFC is not adopted as part of this chapter and is deleted: 105.6.41 Pyroxylin plastics.

The following section of the CFC is not adopted as part of this chapter and is deleted: 105.6.42 Refrigeration equipment.

The following section of the CFC is not adopted as part of this chapter and is deleted: 105.6.43 Repair garages and motor fuel dispensing facilities.

The following section of the CFC is not adopted as part of this chapter and is deleted: 105.6.44 Rooftop heliports.

Section 105.6.45 of the CFC, Spraying or dipping, is amended to read as follows:

105.6.45 Spraying or dipping. An operational permit is required to conduct a spraying or dipping operation utilizing flammable or combustible liquids or the application of combustible powders regulated by Chapter 24.

The following section of the CFC is not adopted as part of this chapter and is deleted: 105.6.46 Storage of scrap tires and tire byproducts.

Section 105.6.47 of the CFC, Temporary membrane structures, tents and canopies, is amended to read as follows:

105.6.47 Temporary membrane structures, tents and canopies. An operational permit is required to operate an air-supported temporary membrane structure or a tent having an area in excess of two hundred square feet (19 m²), or a canopy in excess of four hundred square feet (37 m²).

Exceptions:

1. Tents used exclusively for recreational camping purposes.

2. Fabric canopies open on all sides which comply with all of the following:

2.1. Individual canopies having a maximum size of seven hundred square feet (65 m²).

2.2. The aggregate area of multiple canopies placed side by side without a fire break clearance of not less than twelve feet (3,658 mm) shall not exceed seven hundred square feet (65 m²) total.

2.3. A minimum clearance of twelve feet (3,658 mm) to structures and other tents shall be provided.

The following section of the CFC is not adopted as part of this chapter and is deleted: 105.6.48 Tire rebuilding plants.

The following section of the CFC is not adopted as part of this chapter and is deleted: 105.6.49 Waste handling.

The following section of the CFC is not adopted as part of this chapter and is deleted: 105.6.50 Wood products.

Section 105.6.51 of the CFC, Additional permits, is amended to read as follows:

105.6.51 Additional permits. In addition to the permits required by Section 105.6, the following permits shall be obtained from the prevention services division prior to engaging in the following activities, operations, practices or functions:

1. Production Facilities. To change use or occupancy, or allow the attendance of a live audience, or for wrap parties.

2. Pyrotechnics and Special Effects. To use pyrotechnic special effects, open flame, use of flammable or combustible liquids and gases, welding, and the parking of motor vehicles in any building or location used for the purpose of motion picture, television and commercial production.

3. Live Audiences. To install seating arrangements for live audiences in approved production facilities, production studios and sound stages. See Chapter 48.

(Ord. 4997 § 1, 2019; Ord. 4877 § 1, 2016; Ord. 4739 § 1, 2013; Ord. 4636 § 1, 2010; Ord. 4474 § 1, 2007)