University of Kentucky
STOVE (COOKING) POLICY


Based on the Kentucky Building Code, Kentucky Fire Prevention Code (NFPA 1) and NFPA 96, the following has been established to provide fire prevention requirements for cooking ranges and residential type stoves. All other type cooking devices are prohibited except microwaves. Refer to microwave policy for installation of microwaves.

All cooking stoves in non-sprinkled buildings, excluding one family residential units, shall be provided with an exhaust hood, a UL approved suppression system interconnected to the fire alarm system (if provided), and a fuel disconnect, unless an exception is granted in writing by the University Fire Marshal.

All cooking stoves in sprinkled buildings, excluding one family residential units, shall be provided with an exhaust hood, a UL approved suppression system interconnected to the fire alarm system (if provided), and a fuel disconnect, unless an exception is granted in writing by the University Fire Marshal.

All cooking stoves in residential buildings (dormitories), excluding one family residential units, shall be provided with an exhaust hood, a UL approved suppression system interconnected to the fire alarm system (if provided), and a fuel disconnect, unless an exception is granted in writing by the University Fire Marshal.

Questions concerning this Policy may be addressed to the University Fire Marshal at 257-6326.

This policy has been reviewed and endorsed by the University Committee on Safety and Environmental Health.
Date Endorsed: 26 January 2006


Fire Marshal

 
Last Updated 03.13.2006
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