Section 1

Trading Standards - Application for a Licence to keep Petroleum Spirit and/or Petroleum Mixtures

HEALTH & SAFETY AT WORK ETC ACT 1974
PETROLEUM (REGULATION) ACTS 1928 & 1936
DANGEROUS SUBSTANCES & EXPLOSIVE ATMOSPHERES REGULATIONS 2002

 

Guidance notes

This application should be completed in accordance with the following instructions and forwarded to the Trading Standards Service, York House, Sheet Street, Windsor SL4 1DD (For the attention of the Petroleum Officer) Tel No: 01628 683672

You are advised:

1.  A fee is payable in respect of each Licence.  The amount of fee depends upon the maximum quantity of petroleum spirit/mixtures to be kept and the duration of the Licence.  Fee levels are set by regulation and subject to periodic review. These can be found on the following webpage http://www.rbwm.gov.uk/web/ts_petroleum_licences.htm

DO NOT SEND ANY FEE AT THIS TIME.  You will be invoiced prior to the issue of the Licence.  Details of current fees may be obtained from the Petroleum Officer at the address below.

2.  The application for a Licence must be accompanied by two copies of each of the following plans:

(i) A plan scale 1/500 giving sufficient information to easily identify the site and the position of buildings nearby, together with public highways, footpaths and the boundary of the site.
(ii) A drawing scale 1/100 showing the layout, including means of escape, signs, means for fighting fire, electrical and ventilation arrangements and drainage, storage tanks/containers, dispensers and associated pipework.

3.  Before a licence can be issued an electrical certificate (and a ventilation certificate), each testifying as to compliance with the appropriate standards and duly signed by a qualified and experienced person, must be forwarded to the Petroleum Officer.

4.  Any application for planning permission or for consent under the Building Regulations should be subject of separate applications to the Authority.

 

Contacts

Trading Standards Service
York House
Sheet Street
Windsor SL4 1DD
Petroleum Officer: 01628 683672
email: trading.standards@rbwm.gov.uk

Planning
York Stream House
St Ives Road
Maidenhead SL6 1QS
Local Plan and policy advice: 01628 796115
Conservation Areas, Listed Buildings and Archaeology: 01628 796114
Statistical Information: 01628 796066
email: planning.maidenhead@rbwm.gov.uk

Building Control
Tinkers Lane Depot
Windsor SL4 4LR. 
Tel. 01628 796870
email: building.control@rbwm.gov.uk

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Modified: 2008-01-22
Published: Wed, 11 Sept 2013 14:38
Author: Simon Arthur
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