Requirements for the Use and Storage of Grills and LP Cylinders in

Apartments or Condominiums

Cooking on Balconies

The Florida Fire Prevention Code prohibits any cooking:

  •  On a balcony
  •  Under any overhanging portion of a building
  •  Within 10 feet (3m) of any structure

 

Storage of LP Gas Cylinders

 

LP gas cylinders cannot be stored inside any residential units.

 

The specific code sections are as follows:

NFPA 1 Section 10.10.6.1 For other than one – and two – family dwellings, no hibachi, gas-fire grill,charcoal grill or other similar devices used for cooking, heating or any other purpose, shall be used orkindled on any balcony or under any overhanging portion or within 10 feet (3m) of any structure.

NFPA 1 Section 10.10.6.2 For other than one and Two - family dwellings, no hibachi, grill, or other similar device used for cooking shall be stored on balcony.

 

IF YOU HAVE ANY QUESTIONS, PLEASE CALL THE SANIBEL FIRE AND

RESCUE DISTRICT / FIRE MARSHAL OFFICE AT 239-472- 5525