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Petroleum Licence

LICENCE SUMMARY

If you store petroleum you must be licensed by your local authority.

Fees will apply to licences - view details here

You must comply with any conditions attached to a licence.

Licences are not required for any petrol kept for private use or for sale that is not more than 570 millilitres per container or totals less than 15 litres.


ELIGIBILITY CRITERIA

No provision in legislation.


 

REGULATION SUMMARY

Click here to read the legislation


‚ÄčAPPLICATION EVALUATION PROCESS

Inspection of the premises, payment of the fee and submission of all documents will take place before the application can be approved.  An electrical certificate will also be required and plans of the proposed site layout must be sent for first time applications or for changes to an existing site.


WILL TACIT CONSENT APPLY?

No. It is in the public interest that the authority must process your application before it can be granted. If you have not heard from the local authority within a reasonable period, please contact it. You can do this online here.


APPLY ONLINE

Apply for a licence to store petroleum

Tell us about a transfer/change to your existing petrol storage licence


FORMS TO DOWNLOAD, PRINT OR POST

To download an application for Renewal of Petroleum Licence, click on the links below:


FAILED APPLICATION REDRESS

Please contact Derry City and Strabane District Council in the first instance.
If an application is refused the applicant may request a certificate from the local authority detailing the grounds for refusal. Appeals may be made, in writing, within ten days of receipt of the certificate to the Health and Safety Executive for Northern Ireland.


LICENCE HOLDER REDRESS

Please contact Derry City and Strabane District Council in the first instance.
If an application is granted but conditions are attached a licence holder may request a certificate from the local authority detailing the reasons for the conditions. Appeals may be made, in writing, within ten days of receipt of the certificate to the Health and Safety Executive for Northern Ireland.


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.


OTHER REDRESS

Please make contact with Derry City and Strabane District Council should you have a complaint or query in relation to any matter concerning Petroleum Licensing.


TRADE ASSOCIATIONS

None.


CONTACT DETAILS

Licensing Section,
Derry City and Strabane District Council
98 Strand Road
Derry/Londonderry BT48 7NN
 
Telephone: 02871253253
Email: [email protected]