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No. Generally speaking, we ask that you only store emergency fuel containers in a detached shed or garage to minimize the fire hazards and ignition sources.
Two or three 1- gallon Department of Transportation rated containers for gasoline and other fuel used for lawn mowers and weed whackers are permissible in your attached garages and carports. Read more about storing fuel at home.
No. Depending on the type of fuel (gasoline, kerosene, diesel, propane) you are only allowed to store limited quantities of each type of fuel in certain kinds of sizes of containers. Read more about fuel storage.
The legal authority comes from fire prevention related portions of the Utah State Code and local/city and community ordinances. This is really a life safety (your life safety) issue.