Petroleum spirits storage

Apply and pay

Apply

To apply for a new petroleum storage certificate or to renew one, contact a Petroleum Officer by emailing Trading.Standards@Essex.gov.uk.

Pay

There are several ways to pay for your petroleum spirits storage certificate.

Cheque

Make cheques out to 'Essex County Council' and send them with your completed application form to:

Trading Standards postal address

Essex County Council
Trading Standards
CG32, County Hall
Chelmsford
CM1 1QH

On the back of the cheque, please write:

  • the budget code 80297TDHQ000
  • your licence number, e.g. MEXXX, from your letter from the council

Card Payment

You can call 03330 139887 where we can take your card details for payment. If you have a licence number already, please have it to hand.

BACS payment

Payment can be made by BACS using these details:

  • Bank: Lloyds TSB Bank Plc
  • Account No: 03396754
  • Account Name: ECC Head Office Collection A/c
  • Sort Code: 30-00-00
  • VAT Reg No: GB1042528 13
  • Reference Budget code: 80297TDHQ0000 (this must accompany each payment)

If you use BACS please notify us by either:

Please also email BusinessSupport-TradingStandards@essex.gov.u which will help us to quickly match your payment to your application.

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