Licence - petroleum
About petroleum licences
The petroleum licensing authority is the West Midlands Fire Authority who are responsible for ensuring safety at sites where petrol is delivered, stored and dispensed. The keeping of petrol must be in accordance with conditions attached to a licence issued under the Petroleum (Consolidation) Act 1928. When an Inspector appointed by the licensing authority visits a petrol filling station the aim is to ensure the observance, maintenance and, where necessary, the improvement of safety standards.You can find more information on the Fire Safety for Business (External) page on the West Midlands Fire Authority website.