If you store more than 15 litres of petrol then you will almost certainly need a licence to do so. There are one or two exceptions to this rule - these relate to storage for use in motor vehicles or other internal combustion engines − contact Trading Standards.
All fees for a petroleum licence are payable annually.
for storage of not more than 2,500 litres - £42
for storage exceeding 2,500 litres but not more than 50,000 litres - £58
for storage exceeding 50,000 litres - £120
The fee for transferring a licence is £8 and you can download the PDF form needed to apply for a transfer from this page.
How to get a licence
You can either contact us to request an application pack or you can download a form from this page, complete it and return it to us at:Derbyshire County Council
Trading Standards Service
This should be completed and returned with the fee, copies of plans of your premises (scale 1:100), including location of petroleum storage and the actual storage arrangements.
Cheques or postal orders should be made payable to Derbyshire County Council.
We will consider the application once we have received all relevant information and advise you of the outcome.
A licence is issued subject to strict conditions containing important safety requirements, which must be followed. A copy of the conditions will accompany your licence and you can also download one from this page. The licence must be kept available on the premises in a site register.
The following document is in Portable Document Format (PDF). You can download software to view PDF documents for free from the Adobe website (opens in a new window)