Petrol licencing and vapour control
Clare County Council is responsible for processing applications regarding petroleum licensing for petrol stations and stores throughout the county under the Dangerous Substances Act 1972 (DSA 1972).
- Download the Dangerous substances application form. This is also available from Clare County Fire and Rescue Service, Central Fire Station, New Road, Ennis. Telephone: (065) 6846302.
- Details of the required accompanying documentation are listed in the following regulations. The Dangerous Substances (Retail and Private Petroleum Stores) Regulations, 1979, 2008 and Dangerous Substances (Bulk Petroleum Stores) Regulations, 1979
- Clare County Council is responsible for processing applications regarding vapour emissions from petrol stations in accordance with the Air Pollution Act 1987 Petroleum Vapour Emissions Regulations S.I. 375/1997
- If you are a service station owner/operator you are obliged to appoint an approved assessor who will carry out tests on your petrol station and submit a report and fee to the county council. If the county council is satisfied with the report it will issue a certificate of compliance with the above act.
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