M-01 2020-Current: Fireplace Log Lighter Installation Restrictions
A fireplace log ignition outlet is not considered an appliance, but as an accessory to a fireplace. As an unlisted appliance some restrictions apply to its use and location.
Effective Date: 09/01/2001
Gas log lighters are prohibited in fireplaces located in any bedroom or room used for sleeping purposes.
Any Liquified-Petroleum Gas fired log lighters are prohibited in multi-level rooms that create an area where unburned fuel or vapors may collect.
When installed in a premanufactured fireplace, the unit must be listed for its installation.
- 2019 California Mechanical Code, Chapter 13
- 2019 California Plumbing Code, Chapter 12
- Sonoma County Residential Construction Handbook, Section 16