Dangerous Substance Licences

Dangerous Substance Licences

Meath County Council issues licences pursuant to SI 630 of 2019 Dangerous Substances (Flammable Liquids and Fuels Retail Stores) Regulations 2019 and SI 631 of 2019 Dangerous Substances (Flammable Liquids and Fuels Distribution and Commercial Supply Stores) Regulations 2019 come into effect from 1st April 2020. These regulations repeal and replace the Dangerous Substances (Retail and Private Petroleum Stores) Regulations, 1979 – S.I. No. 311 respectively and The Dangerous Substances (Petroleum Bulk Stores) Regulations, 1979 (No. 313 of 1979).

All Dangerous Substance Licence applications submitted after 31st March 2020 must be in accordance with SI 630 or SI 631 as appropriate and must include a Risk Assessment carried out by a competent person in the form outlined in the Regulations. The required documentation required for a valid application is set out in the Regulations.  

The current regulations and guidance on complying with them can be found following the link  Dangerous Substances Regulations and Risk Assessments.

The relevant fees can be calculated by referring to S.I. No. 301 /1979- Dangerous Substance (Licensing Fees) Regulations, 1979. http://www.irishstatutebook.ie/eli/1979/si/301/made/en/print

More information for the petroleum industry can be found by following the link http://www.hsa.ie/eng/Your_Industry/Petrol_Stations/ and see forms below:

Apply for a Dangerous Substance Storage Licence

Application Forms and a modal electrical form are linked below.  Please make cheques payable to Meath County Council and post the application with all the required supporting documentation to The Chief Fire Officer, Navan Fire Station, Abbey Road, Navan, Co. Meath.  If you have any queries, please contact Navan Fire Station at 046-9051068.