Managing Fuel Tanks
There are currently no specific provincial regulations to govern petroleum storage tanks.
We recommend tank owners follow the Canadian Council of Ministers of the Environment (CCME) codes of practice for such tanks. These codes may be obtained through the CCME office:
BC Fire Code requirements apply to fuel storage tanks.
Management of stormwater from petroleum storage facilities:
- Residential Heating Oil Storage Tanks - contaminated sites fact sheet 32 (PDF)
- A Field Guide to Fuel Handling, Transportation & Storage (PDF)
- Fire Safety in British Columbia (PDF)
- B.C. Fire Code requirements and bulletins