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Petroleum licensing

Legislation exists to control the storage of petroleum spirit. Where petroleum is stored with a view to dispensing into the fuel tank of an internal combustion engine then a storage certificate to store such spirit may be required. (Dispensing means manually or electronically pumping the spirit, rather than tipping it from a storage can).

The Dangerous Substances & Explosive Atmospheres Regulations 2002 put in place requirements so that any risks from the storage of petroleum spirit are reduced or eliminated.

Petroleum Storage Certificate

To obtain a storage certificate application form, please contact publicprotectionwest@wiltshire.gov.uk There is a fee charged for certification.

Petroleum Search

To request a petroleum search please contact publicprotectionwest@wiltshire.gov.ukThere is also a fee charged for this service.

Related pages

Petrol storage at domestic premises 

Further information

Legislation.gov.uk: Dangerous Substances and Explosive Atmospheres Regulations 2002

HSE (Health and safety executive): Storing petrol safely

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