2006 New York Code - Prohibited Uses

    §  13.  Prohibited  uses:  The  storage  or keeping of any combustible
  gaseous material within any multiple dwelling shall be unlawful unless a
  written permit therefor is issued by the  department  and  any  and  all
  local  laws  or  regulations  applicable  thereto are complied with. The
  provisions of this  section  shall  not  prevent  the  keeping  of  such
  gasoline,  oil or other fuel as may be contained in a tank or receptacle
  of a motor vehicle stored in a  space  provided  for  automobiles  in  a
  multiple dwelling, nor shall this section apply to gaseous material used
  for  the  cleaning  or washing of a motor vehicle so stored. Such permit
  shall not be required for the keeping or storage of oil or  kerosene  in
  quantities  not  exceeding  five  gallons  at  any one time for domestic
  heating or cooking purposes, provided such  oil  or  kerosene  is  in  a
  container  directly  connected  to  the heating or cooking appliances in
  which it is to be  used  and  is  kept  or  stored  in  accordance  with
  standards of safety prescribed by the department.

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