Coke-fueled Salamanders Permit  

Permit Description

  •  Open Fires – Portable Space Heaters - Coke Fueled Salamander(s)

Cost of Permit

  • $ 210.00

Permit Length

  • Not to exceed 1 year.
  • Until end of Heating Season May 15th or 31st of calendar year.
  • OR FDNY permit expiration will coincide with the Department of Buildings (or Authority having jurisdiction) permit expiration date.

Application Requirements

  • Letter of request
  • Proof of Liability Insurance
  • DOB work permit (or Authority having jurisdiction)
  • Certificates of Fitness: 
    S-92 Supervision of Portable Space Heaters at Construction Sites
    F-60 Fire Guard at Construction Sites
    G-40 if Coke will be ignited with LPG torch

Additional Information

The following are required:

  • A site inspection
  • Storage facilities in an approved metal bin, located at least ten (10) feet from any coke-filled salamander(s) in use.
  • Log of F-60 holders hourly inspection and re-inspection ½ hour and 1 hour after operations cease. 

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