The installation of an automatic standby generator in both residential and commercial applications requires building, electrical, plumbing and compressed gas permit (as applicable).
-Generators must be a minimum of five (5) feet from any combustible wall (NFPA 37), 18" from a 1- hour rated wall
-Generators must be a minimum of five (5) feet from openings in walls (NFPA 37)
-Generator follow accessory structure setbacks for rear and side yards
-Generator noise levels may not exceed 65 dBa
-Generators must be a minimum of 10 feet from intake openings or if within 10 feet from an intake opening, said intake opening must be 2 feet below generator exhaust (MC 401.4.1)
Applicants will need to provide the following information to the Building Department:
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