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Environmental Code of Practice for Aboveground and Underground Storage Tank Systems Containing Petroleum and Allied Petroleum Products

Part 2 Registration and Approval of Storage Tank Systems

Section 2.1 Scope

2.1.1 This Part applies to the registration and approval to construct a storage tank system.

Section 2.2 Registration of Existing Storage Tank Systems

2.2.1 The owner of an existing storage tank system shall register all storage tanks of the system with the authority having jurisdiction in a manner and timeframe prescribed by the authority having jurisdiction.

2.2.2 Registration of an existing storage tank system shall be conducted by completing and filing a registration form in a manner specified by the authority having jurisdiction. (See Appendix C)

2.2.3 The owner of an existing storage tank system shall identify registered tanks in a manner and time frame specified by the a authority having jurisdiction.

2.2.4 The authority having jurisdiction may deem the age of an existing storage tank system to be unknown unless the owner provides the authority having jurisdiction with either the date of installation and/or the date of manufacture.

Section 2.3 Approval of Storage Tank Systems

2.3.1 No person shall construct or cause to construct, install, alter, or operate a storage tank system unless all required permits and approvals have been obtained from the authority having jurisdiction.

Section 2.4 Registration of New Storage Tank Systems

2.4.1 The owner of a new storage tank system installed after a date specified by the authority having jurisdiction shall register the storage tank system.

2.4.2 The new storage tank system shall be registered by completing and filing a registration form as specified by the authority having jurisdiction. (See Appendix C)

2.4.3 The owner of a new storage tank system shall identify registered tanks in a manner specified by the authority having jurisdiction.

Section 2.5 Product Supply and Registration

2.5.1 After a date specified by the authority having jurisdiction, no person shall transfer or cause to be transferred petroleum or allied petroleum products to a storage tank system unless the storage tank system has been registered with the authority having jurisdiction.

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