High Piled Storage: Do You Need a Permit?

If you are planning on having any pallet racking systems installed in your warehouse, you probably need a permit. Most city building codes require getting a permit when you are storing inventory of a certain height or higher, and/or you have combustible storage (this includes the packaging, the pallet, and the [...]

By |2018-12-15T11:57:41-05:00August 25th, 2018|Permitting|Comments Off on High Piled Storage: Do You Need a Permit?

Electrical Requirements for Rack Permitting

High-pile storage refers to any storage system that houses products at a height of 12 feet or more and it requires rack permitting in order to be legal. A permit process ensures safety compliance and exists to protect the lives of warehouse workers, so it's important to follow permit requirements to [...]

By |2018-12-15T11:57:40-05:00January 24th, 2018|Permitting|Comments Off on Electrical Requirements for Rack Permitting

How Do Seismic Zones Affect Your Warehouse?

Modern warehouses incorporate increasingly taller storage equipment and pack in more inventory for high density storage. While this is good in terms of business, there are other factors to consider when you are planning what kind of pallet racking to get and how to lay it out. You need [...]

By |2018-12-15T11:59:43-05:00July 29th, 2016|Permitting, Warehouse Safety|Comments Off on How Do Seismic Zones Affect Your Warehouse?

Tips for Buying and Permitting Used Pallet Rack

Used pallet rack can be a great option for your warehouse storage. There are advantages and disadvantages as I discussed in the previous used rack post. In this one, I’ll discuss some tips for buying used rack and if you can get a permit. First, used pallet rack is not [...]

By |2018-12-15T11:57:40-05:00May 12th, 2016|Material Handling Equipment, Permitting|Comments Off on Tips for Buying and Permitting Used Pallet Rack

What Do I Need to Apply For a High Piled Storage Permit?

Applying for a pallet racking permit (high piled storage) can be long and complicated, and varies from municipality to municipality. This post will go through the items that you need in order to successfully apply. Definitely check out our previous blog post of the series, “High Piled Storage: Do [...]

By |2018-12-15T12:00:31-05:00October 1st, 2015|Permitting|Comments Off on What Do I Need to Apply For a High Piled Storage Permit?