If you run a business where petrol is stored and dispensed directly into the fuel tank of an internal combustion engine, or if you store large amounts of petrol for private use, you need a licence from the council.
How do I apply for this licence?
You can apply for a petroleum storage licence online.
A petroleum storage licence is valid for 12 months. You can renew your licence online.
If you already have a petroleum storage licence and your circumstances change, let us know.
How much does it cost?
The licence fee depends on the amount of petroleum you want to store:
- up to 25,ooo litres: £41
- between 25,000 and 50,000 litres: £57
- more than 50,000 litres: £120
When you apply for your licence you will pay the fee online, by debit or credit card.