May I use a grill or open flame cooking device on campus?

Posted: April 2, 2020 at 2:14 pm

Outdoor grills and open flame cooking devices may be used on campus if the following guidelines are followed:

  • Compressed gas (propane) grills are not permitted to be used on campus.
  • Cooking devices must be placed at least 20 feet from all buildings, tents, or other structures.
  • Cannot be used near air intake vents on buildings.
  • Cooking devices may never be left unattended when in use.
  • Every cooking device must have a 5lb ABC fire extinguisher located within 10 feet of the cooking area.
  • Charcoal and wood ashes must be completely cooled before being disposed of, and must be disposed of in an approved container.
  • Charcoal grills may not be stored indoors.
  • Lighter fluid, charcoal or other flammable substances used in the cooking process may not be stored indoors unless stored in an approved fire rated cabinet.
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