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Apply for marine fueling permits

Any company or individual that provides marine fuel from stations or barges must have a permit in Massachusetts. Information on tank truck permits issued by local fire departments.

DFS Licensing

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For Boiler and Pressure Vessel Licensing call (978) 567-3780

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What you need for Apply for marine fueling permits

Any company or individual that provides marine fuel from fixed locations, barges, or mobile facilities (tank trucks) must have a marine fueling permit issued by the Department of Fire Services.

Mobile facilities (tank trucks) also need a permit from the local fire department for the tank truck to transport combustible liquids, or an exemption from the permit to transport combustible liquids if the vehicle meets U.S. Department of Transportation specifications.

 

Fees for Apply for marine fueling permits

Name Fee Unit
Marine fueling permit $100 per facility

How to apply Apply for marine fueling permits

Mail the completed application form and payment to:

DFS Licensing
Department of Fire Services
P.O. Box 1025
Stow, MA 01775

Next steps for Apply for marine fueling permits

  1. Apply for a marine fueling permit

    Any company or individual that provides marine fuel from fixed locations, barges, or mobile facilities (tank trucks) must have a marine fueling permit issued by the Department of Fire Services.

    Completed applications for fixed facilities must include:

    • A photocopy of your current Permit (Form FP-006) to store flammable or combustible liquids
    • A copy of your land license for the storage of flammable or combustible liquids (Form FP-002), if applicable
    • A copy of your Certificate of Registration (Form FP-005) for the storage of flammables and combustibles, if applicable,
    • A list of responsible employees who have been trained
    • Fire department approval

    Completed applications for barge facilities must include:

    • Barge or vessel names
    • Approval from harbormaster for each mooring site and for each barge or fuel vessel
    • A photocopy of the United States Coast Guard Certificate of Inspection
    • A list of responsible employees who have been trained
    • Fire department approval

    Completed applications for mobile facilities must include:

    • A photocopy of the motor vehicle registration certificate (RMV3) and the tank cargo truck inspection form (FP-044/044E) for each vehicle listed.
    • A list of responsible employees who have been trained
    • Fire department approval

    Facility owners must follow the requirements of the Massachusetts Comprehensive Fire Safety Code (527 CMR 1.00). Year-round permits are valid January 1 - December 31 of each year. Seasonal permits are valid only for the months of operation.

  2. Apply for a tank truck permit

    Tank trucks transporting fuel must have a tank truck permit unless they have received an exemption for the transportation of combustible liquids if the vehicle meets U.S. Department of Transportation specifications.

    These permits are issued by the city or town where the tank truck is garaged, not by the Department of Fire Services. Be sure to submit your application to the local fire department.

    Mobile marine fueling (tank trucks) need the tank truck permit from the local fire department and the mobile marine fueling permit from the Department of Fire Services.

Contact for Apply for marine fueling permits

Phone

For Boiler and Pressure Vessel Licensing call (978) 567-3780

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