Petroleum Licence

Licence Summary
To run a business in Redcar and Cleveland where petrol is stored for dispensing directly into the fuel tank of an internal combustion engine - or where large amounts of petrol are stored for private use you must be licensed by Redcar and Cleveland Borough Council.

Small quantities of petroleum spirit for sale or for personal use do not require a licence providing such amounts are kept in separate glass, earthenware or metal vessels securely stopped and containing not more than 570 millilitres each and the total amount kept would not exceed 15 litres.

Conditions may be attached to a licence.

Regulation Summary
Petroleum (Consolidation) Act 1928
Petroleum (Transfer of Licences) Act 1936
The Dangerous Substances and Explosive Atmospheres Regulations 2002

Application Evaluation Process
Redcar & Cleveland Council will consult with other relevant bodies before considering this application.

Fees
The application must be accompanied with the appropriate fee:
  • Up to 2,500 litres - £42.00
  • From 2,500 to 50,000 litres - £58.00
  • Exceeding 50,000 litres - £120.00
  • Transfer of licence - £8.00

Will Tacit Consent Apply?
No. It is in the public interest that Redcar and Cleveland Borough Council must process your application before it can be granted. If you have not heard from us within 28 days, please contact us using the contact details below.

How to Apply
We aim to acknowledge your application within three working days. If you have applied online we will acknowledge your application via email.

You have the option of applying online or by downloading an application form.

Online Application
Apply for a licence to store petroleum
Application to transfer a petroleum storage licence
Tell us about a change to your existing petroleum licence
Apply to renew your existing petroleum licence

Download an Application Form
If you prefer to download an application form, please download the document below and return it to us using the contact details at the bottom of this page.

 icon Petroleum Licence - Application Form.pdf (39k)
Last modified: 17/02/2014 15:50:03


Failed Application Redress
Please contact us in the first instance using the contact details below.

If an application is refused the applicant may appeal to the Secretary of State.

Licence Holder Redress
Please contact us in the first instance using the contact details below.

Consumer Complaint
We would always advise that in the event of a complaint the first contact is made with the trader by you - preferably in the form a letter (with proof of delivery). If that has not worked, if you are located in the UK, Consumer Direct will give you advice. From outside the UK contact the UK European Consumer Centre.

Trade Associations
Federation of Petroleum Suppliers
FPS Forecourt Division
Health & Safety Executive

Registers
Licensing registers are available to view, by prior arrangement, at the Council Offices. Please click here for further details.

Contact Details

Address:
Redcar & Cleveland Borough Council
Regeneration Services
Regulatory Services
Licensing Team
Belmont House
Rectory Lane
Guisborough
TS14 7FD

Tel: (01287) 612375 / 612432

Email: licensing_admin@redcar-cleveland.gov.uk

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Last updated:
18/02/2014

Assigned review date:
01/12/2014

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