**ANNOUNCING CHANGE TO TIME FRAME ALLOWED FROM APPLICATION TO PROJECT COMPLETION**

As of 3-1-2019, all plan review comments regarding Aboveground Tanks (AST), and Liquefied Petroleum Gas (LPG) applications will be valid for a period of 1 year from the date on the Technical Services Review Comments letter. After this 1 year period, extensions will no longer be granted for work not completed, a new application must be filled out and submitted, NO EXCEPTIONS.

All plan review comments issued for current applications will be included in this 1 year time frame, based on the date on the Technical Services Review Comments letter issued.

The former practice of comments being valid for 6 months with the option of requesting an extension is no longer in effect.

AST Installations in the City of Chicago

Please see the following announcement that outline the procedures followed by the Office of the State Fire Marshal relative to aboveground storage tanks that will be installed or relocated within the City of Chicago.