Michigan Aboveground Storage Tanks regulations & environmental compliance analysis

Michigan Aboveground Storage Tanks: What you need to know

Governing Law and Regulations

Michigan Fire Prevention Code, Michigan Compiled Laws (MCL) 29.1 to 29.5p

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Storage and handling of flammable and combustible liquids: Michigan Administrative Code (MAC) r. 29.5601 to 29.5917

Storage and handling of liquefied petroleum gases (LPGs): MAC r. 29.6101 to 29.6156

Compressed natural gas (CNG) vehicular systems: MAC r. 29.4701 to 29.4755

Plan review and certification: MCL 29.5c

Installation: MCL 29.5d

Inspection and fees: MCL 29.5d

Regulatory Agency

Michigan Department of Licensing and Regulatory Affairs (LARA)

See ADDRESSES & CONTACTS for addresses and telephone numbers.

See national section for basic information and federal regulations.

Comparison: State vs. Federal

Rules. The Michigan Aboveground Storage Tank (AST) Program regulates the storage and handling of flammable and combustible liquids with flash points less than 200 degrees Fahrenheit (200°F), the storage and handling of liquefied petroleum gases (LPGs), and compressed natural gas (CNG) vehicular systems.

Fueling for motor vehicles from aboveground flammable and combustible liquids with flash points less than 200°F are regulated under the rules for handling flammable and combustible liquids, which incorporate by reference and adopt the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) Pamphlets No. 30 (2012 edition), No. 30A (2012 edition), No. 31 (2011 edition), and No. 37 (2010 edition).

The storage and handling of LPG is regulated under the state LPG rules, which incorporate by reference and adopt NFPA Pamphlet No. 58 (2014 edition) for LPG. The state regulations cover containers where individual capacity is over 2,000 gallons (gal), aggregate capacity over 4,000 gal, or any size container filling location.

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Governing Law and Regulations
Regulatory Agency
Comparison: State vs. Federal
State Requirements
Forms
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Michigan Aboveground Storage Tanks Resources

Type Title
Checklists Tank In-Service Inspection Checklist
Forms UST/AST Registration
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