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Delray Beach Generators

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Generator Sales, Installation, Repair, Replacement and Financing

Assurance Power Systems provides the following services in Delray Beach, FL:

We have almost 600 customers in Delray Beach and are very familiar with the installation standards and requirements.


My first experience with APS was in 2003 when they moved my generator from my old home to my new home. The work was done quickly and in a clean efficient manner. APS has been servicing the generator since that time in accordance with my service policy. The service technician leaves a report when completed and, if I am home, reviews it with me.

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Installation Requirements*:

Delray Beach is comprised of two jurisdictions with two separate building departments. To find out what municipality your residence is located you can complete a property search on the Palm Beach County Property Appraiser website here: http://www.pbcgov.com/papa/.

City of Delray Beach

Generator Setbacks: The City of Delray Beach requires that generators be either 3 feet or 5 feet depending on what zone in which you live.

Generator Distance to Building & Openings: The City of Delray Beach follows the NFPA 37 Installation guidelines for combustion engines located outdoors which requires generators to be located 5’ to any combustible materials and openings. This requirement is measured from any point on the generator to the closest opening.

Noise Requirements: Generators installed within Unincorporated Palm Beach Countycan be no louder than 75 decibels when measured at the property line. Technically, this requirement does not apply during times of emergency such as power outages. However, it does apply during the weekly exercise cycle. Assurance Power Systems specializes in designing generator packages that comply with these noise requirements.

Generator Screening: Generators are required to be screened from view in Delray Beach by either landscaping, fencing or walls. Assurance Power Systems uses Green Arboricola as our standard screening materials included in every installation.

Propane Tank Setbacks & Distance to Buildings: Underground propane tanks are required to be 10’ to buildings and sources of ignition per the NFPA 54. The City of Delray Beach allows underground propane tanks to be installed right up to the property line so long as they meet the other requirements.

Permit Forms and Information:

The City of Delray Beach permit forms can be found here:

http://mydelraybeach.com/community-improvement/permit-applications-forms

Unincorporated Palm Beach County

Generator Setbacks: Palm Beach County requires generators under 48” to be located 3’ from side property lines and 7.5’ for generators higher than 48”.

Generator Distance to Building & Openings: Unincorporated Palm Beach County requires the generator’s exhaust be located 10’ to any openings excluding openings into garages and other inhabitable spaces.

Noise Requirements: Generators installed within Unincorporated Palm Beach Countycan be no louder than 75 decibels when measured at the property line. Technically, this requirement does not apply during times of emergency such as power outages. However, it does apply during the weekly exercise cycle. Assurance Power Systems specializes in designing generator packages that comply with these noise requirements.

Generator Screening: Generators are required to be screened from view in Delray Beach by either landscaping, fencing or walls. Assurance Power Systems uses Green Arboricola as our standard screening materials included in every installation.

Propane Tank Setbacks & Distance to Buildings: Underground propane tanks are required to be 10’ to buildings and sources of ignition per the NFPA 54. Underground propane tanks must also be located 10’ to property lines; variances are available for properties where this cannot be attained.

Permit Forms and Information:

The Palm Beach County Generator Checklist can be found here:

http://www.pbcgov.com/pzb/permit/permits/forms/residential_generator_checklist.pdf

Palm Beach County permit forms can be found here:

http://www.pbcgov.com/pzb/permit/permits/forms.htm

*Installation Requirements are guidelines and should not be relied upon in any manner. These requirements can and do change. Homeowners wishing to install a generator system and/or propane tank should consult with an Assurance Power Systems Representative to determine the installation requirements.

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