The 2019 National Fire Code - Alberta Edition mandates that permits are required for all petroleum storage tank installations, removals or alterations.
A permit is not required for removal of storage tank systems where all components are above ground.
All new fuel storage tank installations require a permit, including:
- Small tanks, 230-8,000 litre capacity, or an aggregate capacity of < 20,000 litres
- Large tanks, > 8,000 litre capacity, or an aggregate capacity of > 20,000 litres
- Above ground systems
- Underground systems