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SEC. 91.6105.  SEPARATION FROM OIL WELLS.
   (Amended by Ord. No. 186,488, Eff. 12/27/19.)
 
   No school, hospital, sanitarium or assembly occupancy shall be within 200 feet from the center of the oil well casing.
 
   No public utility fuel manufacturing plant or public utility electrical generating, receiving or distribution plant shall be located within 200 feet from the center of the oil well casing.
 
   No building more than 400 square feet (37 m 2 ) in area and taller than 36 feet in height shall be erected within 50 feet from the center of an oil well casing.
 
   A distance separation between the exterior wall of the building and the center of an oil well casing shall be maintained with a horizontal distance equal to 1-1/2 times the building's height, provided however, that that distance need not exceed 200 feet.  The building height for this provision shall be measured vertically from the adjacent lowest ground elevation to the ceiling of the top story.
 
   EXCEPTIONS:  The distance separation may be reduced to the following:
 
   1.   35 feet separation if a solid 6 inches thick masonry wall and no shorter than 6 feet tall to be constructed within 50 feet from the building in between the oil well and all portions of the building.
 
   2.   26 feet if any portion of the building exterior walls within 50 feet from the center of an oil well casing shall be constructed with no openings and one hour fire resistive construction with a 3 foot high fire rated parapet.
 
   3.   15 feet if any portion of the building exterior walls within 50 feet from the center of an oil well casing shall be constructed with no openings and two-hour fire resistive construction with a 3 foot high fire rated parapet.
 
   The provisions specified within this section shall not apply to oil wells that have been abandoned per LAMC Section 57.5706.3.16 and in accordance with the applicable rules and regulations of the Division of Oil, Gas and Geothermal Resources of the State of California.