ABOVEGROUND STEEL TANKS FOR FUEL OIL AND LUBRICATING OIL
1.1 This Standard covers the design and construction of aboveground steel non-
pressure tanks intended for installation inside or outside buildings and for the storage of:
A Combustible liquid intended to be used as heating fuel and/or generator
B Lubricating oil.
NOTE 1: These tanks may also be used for the storage of used oil as a heating and/or
generator fuel. For tanks intended for the collection of used oil, refer to the Standard
for Tank Assemblies for the Collection of Used Oil, ULC-S652.
NOTE 2: For rectangular tanks connected to, and integral with, the generator, refer to
CAN/ULC-S601, Standard for Shop-Fabricated Steel Aboveground Tanks for
Flammable and Combustible Liquids.
1.2 This Standard covers single wall tanks, tanks with secondary containment and
double bottom tanks.
1.3 This Standard covers tanks having a maximum capacity of 2500 L.
1.4 This Standard covers tanks fabricated, inspected and tested for leakage before
shipment from the factory.
1.5 This Standard covers the design and construction of tanks for use in stationary
installations. These tanks are not intended for the transportation of fuel nor are they intended to
be transported while containing fuel.
1.6 The installation of such tanks shall be in accordance with, but not limited to, any
of the following documents:
A National Fire Code of Canada, Part 4;
B CAN/CSA-B139, Installation Code for Oil Burning Equipment;
C CCME Environmental Code of Practice for Aboveground and Underground
Storage Tank Systems Containing Petroleum and Allied Petroleum
D Regulations of the appropriate authority having jurisdiction.