Grain Bin Regulations

Grain Bin Regulations

Building a Grain Bin?

 

According to the Iowa Electric Safety Code found in Iowa Administrative Code Chapter 199 -- 25.2(3) b. An electric utility may refuse to provide electric service to any grain bin built near an existing electric line which does not provide the clearances required by The American National Standards Institute (ANSI)C2-2007 “National Electrical Safety Code,” Rule 234. This paragraph “b” shall apply only to grain bins loaded by portable augers, conveyors or elevators and built after September 9, 1992.  (As adopted by the Iowa Utilities Board)

Prairie Energy is required by the Iowa Utilities Board to provide this annual notice to farmers, farm lenders, grain bin merchants, and city and county zoning officials. If you have any questions concerning clearance regulations, please call Prairie Energy at 515-532-2805 or 800-728-0013.

Click here for a PDF showing the Grain Bin Clearance Chart.