The propane tank must be at least 5 from a door or window and 10 from ignition sources such as heat pumps, window air conditioners, direct vent pipe terminations, etc. A 125 gallon LP gas tank (420 lb.) is sufficient for most homes using a gas hearth appliance.
Where should a propane tank be placed on a property?
Tanks 125-500 gallons water capacity:must be placed a minimum of 10 feet from a building.must be at least 10 feet from a line of adjoining property.7 Sep 2012
How far from a house should a propane tank be?
10 feet Placement Restrictions: The minimum distance from a building is 10 feet. The minimum distance from a source of ignition is 10 feet. The minimum distance from a property line is also 10 feet. If two of these tanks are placed within 3 feet of each other, the restriction clearances increase to 25 feet.
Can you put a propane tank inside the house?
Answer: NFPA (National Fire Protection Association) regulations make it unlawful to take any tank larger than a 1-lb tank inside a residence. The regulations were written to protect you from potential problems such as a leaking propane tank, fire, and possible explosions.