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Underground Storage Tank Program
Construction of New or Substantially Modified Underground Storage Tank System Approval

Purpose
To minimize land and water contamination by ensuring tank system installations meet minimum standards.

Applicability
Required for a new or replacement underground storage tank (UST) system, or a substantial modification of a UST system.

Statute and Administrative Rules
Env-Wm 1401 Underground Storage Facilities

Application
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Fee
Application fee is $100. State and local governments are exempt.

Processing Time
A complete application package including plans and specifications prepared and certified by a New Hampshire licensed professional engineer, must be submitted by the owner at least 90 days prior to commencing construction or installation of a new, replacement, or substantially modified UST system.

Term/Renewal
One year from the date of issuance. An owner may request a waiver from the one year expiration period according to Env-Wm 1401.40.

Modification/Amendments
Modifications must be included in a new, complete application package.

Transferability
Not transferable.

Appeals
Any person aggrieved by a final decision can appeal to the Waste Management Council in accordance with RSA 21-0:9.

Status of Current Applications
Underground Storage Tanks Plan Review Queue

More Information
Underground Storage Tank Program

Contact Us
Bob Daniel at robert.daniel@des.nh.gov or (603) 271-2986, or the Oil Remediation & Compliance Bureau, orcb.wmd@des.nh.gov, (603) 271-3899.

 

 

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