Contractor Oil Burner/Boiler Guideline
All oil burner/boiler work shall comply with Massachusetts Comprehensive Fire Code 527 CMR 1 Chapter 11 and be documented on Department of Fire Services Form FP-056 form 1. This form can be found at the Department of Fire Services web page at: http://www.mass.gov/eopss/docs/dfs/osfm/forms/fp056.pdf
The Merrimac Fire Department requires inspections on all work that is conducted upon oil burner/boilers and their appurtenances and the removal/installation of any above ground/underground oil storage tanks.
For oil burner/boiler installations:
The FP-056 permit shall be submitted to Fire Headquarters with a check for $50.00 before any work is started. Upon nearing completion of the installation or modification, notify the Fire Department at 978-346-8211 and request a final inspection. Completing this inspection at this time eliminates a return visit to the site for a final inspection. The Fire Department must complete this inspection before issuing the permit for fuel storage.
Oil Tank Removal:
The FP-056 permit shall be submitted to Fire Headquarters with a check for $50.00 before any work is started. Upon nearing completion of the installation/removal or modification, notify the Fire Department at 978-346-8211 and request a final inspection. Oil tank installation and removal can be documented by (1) contractor on (1) FP-056.
Form 1 Application for Permit, Permit and Certificate of Completion for the Installation or Alteration of Fuel Oil Burning Equipment and the Storage of Fuel Oil: FP-056 Form 1 Fuel Oil Burning
Form 1A Certificate of Compliance M.G.L. Chapter 148, Section 38J Oil line Compliance: FP-056A – Form 1A Certificate of Compliance Oil Line Upgrades