a. Eating outlet
“Eating outlet” refers to shop unit/units operated as food outlet, food court, eating place, restaurant, hawker centre or coffee shop.
b. Food stall
“Food stall” refers to stall operated by independent operator within an eating outlet.
B2.0 GENERAL REQUIREMENTS
All eating outlets shall not use or store LPG cylinders within building unless all of the following conditions are fulfilled:
a. The eating outlet is located on or above ground level.
b. The eating outlet is naturally ventilated.
a. The maximum allowable quantity of LPG shall be limited to 2 x 15kg cylinders (including standby cylinder) per food stall.
b. The total capacity for each eating outlet shall not be more than 200kg.
B4.0 FIRE SAFETY REQUIREMENTS
a. The eating outlet shall be separated by fire-resistant walls (1-hr fire resisting rating for sprinkler-protected building and 2-hr for non-sprinkler-protected building) from other areas.
b. Stalls within food court or coffee shop shall be separated from each other with 1-hr fire-resisting side-walls.
B4.2 Connection of LPG cylinders
Each cylinder shall be connected to cooking hob/stove with flexible hose. The LPG cylinders shall not be connected together with manifold system.
a. LPG cylinders shall be housed in a 2.5mm thick steel cabinet. There shall be not more than 2 x 15kg cylinders in each cabinet.
b. The cabinet shall be placed directly on a firm floor.
c. The cabinet shall be adequately ventilated with openings at the bottom of the cabinet.
d. The cabinet shall always be kept free of any combustible materials.
B4.4 Gas leak detection system
a. Gas-leak detection system (approved by recognised certifying bodies, e.g. PSB, UL or FM) shall be provided (be supplied directly from the building electrical power supply). The system shall be linked to shut off the LPG supply automatically and activate local alert alarm. The gas-leak detector shall be located at low level and near to the possible leak areas such as the connecting hoses, LPG cylinder cabinets, etc..
b. If kitchen automatic fire suppression system is provided, it shall also be linked to shut off the LPG supply automatically.