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HUD/CPD RIN: 2506-AC45 Publication ID: Fall 2019 
Title: Conforming the Acceptable Separation Distance (ASD) Standards for Residential Propane Tanks to Industry Standards (FR-6054)  

The Acceptable Separation Distances (ASD) regulations, 24 CFR part 51, subpart C, provide the technical requirements for determining ASD from HUD-assisted projects in proximity to hazardous operations of conventional fuels or chemicals of an explosive or flammable nature, including propane. These regulations were developed in 1984 and needed to be updated to reduce regulatory burdens, reflect updates in propane tank design, and conform to industry standards. This final rule allows for unmitigated residential propane tanks that are up to 1000 gallons if the storage tank complies with National Fire Protection Association Code 58 (Liquefied Petroleum Gas Code) (2017).

Agency: Department of Housing and Urban Development(HUD)  Priority: Other Significant 
RIN Status: Previously published in the Unified Agenda Agenda Stage of Rulemaking: Final Rule Stage 
Major: No  Unfunded Mandates: No 
EO 13771 Designation: Deregulatory 
CFR Citation: 24 CFR 51   
Legal Authority: 42 U.S.C. 3535(d)   
Legal Deadline:  None
Action Date FR Cite
NPRM  12/10/2018  83 FR 63457   
NPRM Comment Period End  02/08/2019 
Final Action  12/00/2019 
Regulatory Flexibility Analysis Required: No  Government Levels Affected: None 
Small Entities Affected: No  Federalism: No 
Included in the Regulatory Plan: No 
RIN Data Printed in the FR: No 
Agency Contact:
Danielle Schopp
Director, Office of Environment and Energy
Department of Housing and Urban Development
Office of Community Planning and Development
451 Seventh Street SW,
Washington, DC 20410
Phone:202 402-4442