Petroleum Licencing

Offaly Fire Service receives applications regarding petroleum licencing for petrol stations and petroleum stores throughout the county. It is mandatory under legislation that a premise storing and dispensing petroleum have a Dangerous Substance License. Details on the legislation in this area and application forms for making a submission are detailed on the links below.

Petroleum, for legislation/regulation purposes, is defined as being one of three Classes.

  • Class I Petrol Leaded & Unleaded
  • Class II Kerosene/paraffin
  • Class III Diesel/DERV/Central Heating Oil

The primary legislation in this area is the Dangerous Substances Act 1972 (DSA 1972) and various regulations detailed in the subsequent Statutory Instruments as detailed as follows.

The Following links will allow you to download the appropriate application form and Guidance Document for:

Amendments to Petroleum Licensing Legislation

Health and Safety Authority Web Site