Skip to main content

Anyone, 6 months of age and older, is eligible to receive the COVID-19 vaccine. Find your nearest vaccination location at vaccines.gov.

Proposed Rule Changes

Office of the State Fire Marshal's Proposed Changes to the Underground Storage Tank Rules (Parts 172, 174, 175, 176, 177) and additional Proposed Rules (Part 178-new)

Update 12/22/22: The rules have been moved to Second Notice. OSFM has proposed some changes and clarifications to proposed rules based on public comment, including:

a. dropping the proposed requirement to install double-walled sumps for new and replaced under-dispenser, tank top (submersible), transition and other containment sumps after March 1, 2023;  

b. proposing that single-walled horizontal spill containment cabinets will be exempt from the requirement that spill containment be double-walled; 

c. clarifying that European Suction systems are exempt from the double-wall piping requirement; and

d. clarifying the term “confirmed release”.

Please see the OSFM Summary of PCS Comments and Responses 2022 for additional information.

OSFM Summary of PCS Comments and Responses 2022

The amendments will update certification and licensure rules for petroleum equipment contractors and will update standards and other requirements for underground storage tanks.  See the fact sheets below for additional information about changes.

 Fact Sheet UST Rules Update for UST Owners and Operators

 Fact Sheet UST Rules Update for UST Contractors

OSFM will be accepting comments during the 45-day public comment period from September 23, 2022 through November 7, 2022. 

Comments may be sent by mail to:

Tom Andryk

Division of Legal Counsel

Attn: UST Rules

Office of the State Fire Marshal

1035 Stevenson Drive

Springfield, IL 62703-4259

OSFM 41 Parts 172 174 175 176 177 and 178 First Notice and Proposed Amendments

Office of the State Fire Marshal's Proposed Changes to the Policy and Procedures Manual for Fire Protection Personnel (Part 141)

These comprehensive proposed rule changes include changes and updates to certification requirements, updates to nationally recognized code standards, as well as clarification of current rules. See the fact sheet below for additional information about changes.

OSFM will be accepting comments during the 45-day public comment period from September 9, 2022 through October 24, 2022.  

Comments may be sent by mail to:

Nancy Robinson
Division of Legal Counsel
Office of the State Fire Marshal
1035 Stevenson Drive
Springfield, IL 62703

Footer