Effective January 1, 2014 all Commercial and Residential LP Gas Tank and Gas Line installations installed within the Town of Hilton Head Island will require a building permit and inspection prior to covering or concealing. Tank and Gas Line installations done as part of a New Construction or Renovation permit will continue to be looked at as part of the buildings permit. Installations of tanks and lines which are not part of a construction project will require a Building Permit from this point forward.
All LP Gas Installations will be inspected for compliance with the 2012 International Fuel Gas Code, Mechanical Code, Fire Code, 2011 NFPA 58, FEMA 348 and all applicable manufacturers' installation instructions. All installations will be inspected once the work is complete prior to covering or concealing. This includes Underground LP Gas Tank installations and anchoring; underground LP Gas Lines, and all exterior and interior LP Gas Line installations. The following must be completed for each installation:
The following is a list of information required on all one line plan submittals for review of a Liquefied Petroleum Gas Systems installation in compliance referencing Chapter 24 of the IRC, IPC, IFGC, IMC and 2012 IFC and 2011 NFPA 58 whichever is applicable for the system being installed and indicating the following:
For New, Additions and Renovation construction projects; Residential and Commercial permit fees will be accessed and incorporated into the building permit.
Installations that are not part of a New Construction or Renovation/Addition project; fees are charged as follows:
General Commercial Requirements
By order of the Building OfficialFor more information please contact the Community Development Information Center at (843)341-4757.