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Changes to the Enforcement and Regulation of the storage and dispensing of Petroleum Spirit.

NOTICE OF WITHDRAWAL OF THE REGULATION SERVICE PROVIDED FOR THE STORAGE OF PETROLEUM SPIRIT BY “EAST SUSSEX FIRE AND RESCUE SERVICE” FOR “EAST SUSSEX COUNTY COUNCIL, AND BRIGHTON AND HOVE CITY COUNCIL”.

Petroleum Enforcement Authorities

East Sussex County Council and Brighton & Hove City Council are the Petroleum Enforcement Authorities (PEA’s) for the Petroleum (Consolidation) Regulations 2014 in their respective geographical areas, and from 1st April 2018, will also directly regulate petroleum activities under Petroleum and Health & Safety legislation.

On 1st April 2018, East Sussex Fire & Rescue Service will cease to regulate these activities on behalf of the PEA; with 

  • future certification,
  • inspection
  • and any other matters related to the storage and dispensing of petroleum

being dealt with directly by either:

Brighton and Hove City Council Trading Standards

  • 2nd Floor Bartholomew House
  • Bartholomew Square
  • Brighton, BN1 1JP 

Telephone: 01273 292523

Email: trading.standards@brighton-hove.gov.uk

Website: www.brighton-hove.gov.uk/tradingstandards

or

East Sussex County Council Trading Standards

  • D Floor, West Block
  • County Hall
  • St Anne’s Crescent
  • Lewes
  • East Sussex
  • BN7 1UE 

Telephone: 0345 60 80 197 (Option 4)

Email: trading.standards@eastsussex.gov.uk

Website: www.eastsussex.gov.uk/tradingstandards

Therefore, from the 1st April 2018, all matters relating to petroleum or related regulations, including the Dangerous Substances and Explosive Atmospheres Regulations, should be raised directly with the PEA for the area in which your site is operating

Petroleum Information



Latest Update :
29 March 2018
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