Town of Fairhaven, MA
Bristol County
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[HISTORY: Adopted by the Annual Town Meeting of the Town of Fairhaven 5-5-1987 by Art. 14 (Ch. XXVII of the 1934 Bylaws). Amendments noted where applicable.]
Explosives and inflammable materials — See Ch. 113.
Fire Department fees — See Ch. 119, Part 2.
The purpose of this chapter is to supplement the Code of Massachusetts Regulations 527, Section 9 et seq., relative to underground storage tanks and containers.
All new underground storage tanks and containers installed pursuant to 527 CMR are covered by this chapter.
Tanks and containers covered by this chapter shall be of the environmental type which consists of a dual liner containment system.
The dual liner containment requirement is meant to provide early detection of possible leakage should the liner or outer jacket covering fail due to corrosion or other causes.
Tanks and containers covered by this chapter shall be equipped with an inspection column leading to an area between the inner and outer walls of the dual liner containment type of tank.
The inspection column is to be of such a design as to allow the continuous monitoring of such tanks.
The provisions of this chapter shall be enforced by the Fire Chief.