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Petroleum storage licence

You must have a Petroleum Storage Certificate if you store and supply petrol and/or diesel for vehicles with an internal combustion engine. This includes filling stations and storing for domestic use.

You must provide details of all fuel storage tanks including maximum storage capacity, amount of fuel currently stored and fuel type. For split compartment tanks, the tank number should be the same for all compartments.

Licences can be purchased for up to 10 years. Paying for more than one year now will reduce the administrative burden on your business and enable you to purchase multiple years at the current fee rate.


Annual fees are calculated on the maximum working capacity of petroleum stored in the tanks indicated by you.

There will be an annual fee attached to you application depending on your maximum storage capacity.

Storage amountCost
Less than 2500 litres£45
Between 2500 litres and 50000 litres£61
Over 50000 litres£128

Transfer of a licence is £8.

Apply now

To apply for your licence complete our Petroleum storage registration form.

Contact details

North East Lincolnshire Council does not provide consumer advice.

Estuary House, Wharncliffe Road, DN31 3QL

Email: [email protected]

Telephone: 01472 326299 option 3