Apply for a petroleum storage certificate

We are the Petroleum Enforcement Authority for Lincolnshire.

We certify the safe storage and dispensing of petroleum. This protects the public and the environment.

By law, you must:

  • have a certificate to store between 30 and 275 litres of petrol
  • have a licence to store more than 275 litres of petrol

If you are a petrol station owner or keeper, visit the Health and Safety Executive website.

Apply for a petroleum storage certificate or licence

After you apply, we will contact you if you need a licence.

Petroleum licence fees

  Up to 2,500 litres 2,501 to 50,000 litres More than 50,000 litres
1 year £44 £60 £125
2 years £88 £120 £250
3 years £132 £180 £375
4 years £176 £240 £500
5 years £220 £300 £625
6 years £264 £360 £750
7 years £308 £420 £875
8 years £352 £480 £1,000
9 years £396 £540 £1,125
10 years £440 £600 £1,250

For details about fees and charges, visit legislation.gov.uk.