Does anyone know if there has been a determination about the meaning of section 12 of the FS&H regulations in relation to adjacent buildings by the same owner on the same site.
12 Storage of certain materials inside and outside buildings
(1) If a building is used or mostly used for the storage of 1 or more
of the materials described in subclause (3), the building must
be located in such a position that any fire in it cannot spread to
any nearby building or to any road or other public place.
(2) If a part of a building is used or mostly used for the storage of
1 or more of the materials described in subclause (3), it must
be protected in such a way that any fire cannot spread to the
rest of the building or any nearby building or to any road or
other public place.
(3) No materials of the following type may be stored outside a
building in a way that creates a fire hazard to the building,
another building, or to any road or other public place:
(b) firewood, or other wooden materials:
© hay, straw, or other dry plant cuttings:
(d) flammable packaging materials:
(e) waste of a type that is likely to burn if lit:
(f) any other flammable material.
(4) Paragraphs (b), ©, and (d) of regulation 11(1) apply, with all
necessary modifications, to a building to which this regulation