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Erection or placement of a fuel tank

Planning permission is not required for the erection or placing, within the curtilage of a dwellinghouse, of a tank for the storage of oil or gas for domestic heating with a capacity not exceeding 1,200 litres for oil and 150 litres for gas or liquid petroleum.


a) the general conditions applicable to Section A;

b) no part of the tank may be more than 2 metres above ground level;

c) no part of the tank may be nearer to any highway which bounds the curtilage of the dwellinghouse than:
– that part of the dwellinghouse nearest to that highway, or
– 20 metres, whichever is the nearer.

For a full copy of the Order click this link. Class 18, page 18 refers.