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Enforcement and Regulation of the storage and dispensing of Petroleum Spirit

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

East Sussex County Council Trading Standards

D Floor, West Block
County Hall
St Anne’s Crescent
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 :
06 January 2021
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