High-Piled Combustible Stock

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The inspection will verify that the original requirements are maintained and that the storage commodity and/or arrangement or method has not changed.

Storage commodities and methods include:

  • combustible material in closely packed piles more than 12 feet in height;
  • combustible material on pallets, or in racks more than 12 feet in height;
  • certain special hazard commodities such as rubber tires, plastics, some flammable liquids, idle pallets, etc., the critical height may be as low as 5 feet.

The purpose of the annual Fire Department permit is to assure that a fire inspection is made on a regular annual basis.

For more information, call 510.583.4900.  Email haywardfirepermits@hayward-ca.gov

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