Petroleum storage

You must be aged 18 or over.

Applications for grant, renewal or transfer must be submitted together with the appropriate fee.

This table displays the fees (as of 1 April 2021)  related to the storage of petroleum.
Volume of petroleum Applying for a grant / transfer Renewing 
Below 2500 litres £45 £45
2500 - 50,000 litres £61 £61
Over 50,000 litres £128 £128

A copy of a plan (scale 1:100) of the premises (including the location of the petroleum tanks, lines, pumps and drainage including interceptors), together with a description of the safety arrangements in place for the safe delivery, storage and dispensing of petrol, should be submitted to us prior to any building or refurbishment work taking place. Additional testing and manufacturing documentation will also be required prior to the application being considered.

You are advised to contact the Council as early as possible for further guidance.

We will consider the application before issuing, renewing, modifying or transferring a Petroleum Storage Certificate. Once a Certificate is issued, a copy of any conditions applicable to your licence will be sent to you with your licence.

Will you need to inspect my premises?

In order to ensure that the petroleum is being or will be stored safely and does not present a risk to the public or the environment, we may deem it necessary to inspect the premise before the Petroleum Storage Certificate is issued, renewed, amended or transferred.

What we will do with your Personal Information

Telford & Wrekin Council Public Protection are collecting your personal data to enable public protection as required by statutory function under the Health and Safety at Work etc. Act 1974 and regulations made thereunder.

Telford & Wrekin Council will not share any of your personal data collected with external organisations unless required to do so by law. However, there may be occasions where we request further information from key third party organisations including, but not limited to Shropshire Fire and Rescue, West Mercia Police or other similar regulators.

View the Council's privacy notice for more on the privacy arrangement.

Please use our online forms.

Before clicking on the links to download the application form(s), please ensure you have Adobe Reader installed on your computer. Download the latest version of Adobe Reader (opens new window).

You will need Adobe Reader to view and edit the application form(s), you cannot edit the form(s) in your web browser.

When you use the following links you will be taken to the GOV.UK website to download the latest version of the application form, you must then “Right-click” on the link ‘Download the application form (PDF)' and select the “Save” option. Next locate and open the form using Abode Reader.

Visit the GOV.UK website to apply for a petroleum storage licence

Visit the GOV.UK website to renew a petroleum storage licence

Visit the GOV.UK website to change a petroleum storage licence

Visit the GOV.UK website to transfer a petroleum storage licence

Last updated: 29/03/2021 16:14

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