If you store petroleum you must be licensed by your district council.
Fees will apply to licences.
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.
No provision in legislation
Application Evaluation Process
Inspection of the premise, payment of the fee and submission of all documents will take place before the application can be approved.
Will Tacit Consent Apply?
No. It is in the public interest that the council must process your application before it can be granted. If you have not heard from the council within a reasonable period, please contact it. You can do this online here if you applied through the UK Welcomes service or use the contact details below.
Apply for a licence to store petroleum
To keep a quantity of petroleum spirit :
Not exceeding 2,500 litres: £40.00
Exceeding 2,500 litres, not exceeding 50,000 litres: £55.00
Exceeding 50,000 litres: £115.00
Transfer of a Licence: £8.00
Failed Application Redress
Please contact Fermanagh and Omagh District Council in the first instance.
If an application is refused the applicant may request a certificate from the council 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 your local 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.
We would always advise that in the event of a complaint the first contact is made with the district council by you – preferably in the form of a letter (with proof of delivery). If this is unsuccessful and if you are located in the UK, Consumer Direct will give you advice. From outside the UK contact the UK European Consumer Centre.