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Petroleum Vapour Regulations

The Air Pollution Act, 1987 (Petroleum Vapour Emissions) Regulations, 1997 (S.I. No. 375 of 1997)

If you are the owner\operator of a petrol filling station in County Tipperary with an annual throughput of more than 100m3 per year you are legally required to obtain a Certificate of Testing from Tipperary County Council as set out in the Petroleum Vapour Emissions Regulations 1997.

  • The above regulations introduce controls on petroleum vapour emissions resulting from the storage and distribution of petrol which is intended for use as fuel for motor vehicles.
  • Service Station owner/operators are obliged to ensure that their facility is designed and operated in accordance of the third Schedule of these Regulations.
  • The third schedule of SI 375 of 1997 outlines the requirements for loading and storage at terminals and service stations where the intermediate storage of vapours is carried out.
  • Under the above regulations all petrol station owners are required to engage the services of a independent approved assessor to carry out an assessment of the Vapour Recovery system at the service station.

Following completion of the assessment, the report along with €63.50 is forwarded to the Local Authority. A certificate in accordance with section 13(1) of the Petroleum Vapour Emissions Regulations, 1997 (S.I. No. 375 of 1997) is then issued to the service station owner/manager for a period of 3 years maximum.

Owners\Operators can download application form and guidance document below:

For further queries on the Petroleum Vapour Emissions Regs contact:
Tipperary County Council -Civic Offices, Clonmel and Civic Offices, Nenagh, Co. Tipperary t 0761 06 5000

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