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Storage Tanks     Central District Highlights

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Petroleum Cleanup

G. Bret LeRoux, P.G. - Manager

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In 1983, Florida was one of the first states in the union to pass legislation, adopt rules, and develop a program for the regulation of underground and aboveground storage tank systems.


Responsibilities of the Section include:

Compliance Assurance

  • Underground and aboveground storage tank compliance

  • Enforcement for non-compliant facilities that have been referred by contracted counties

  • Contract management and auditing of compliance contracts

Petroleum cleanup management (Chapter 62-770, F.A.C.) for sites not eligible for state-funded cleanup in Lake and Marion Counties.


Do I Need to Register My Storage Tank?

Storage tanks must be registered if the tank is:

  • Aboveground and larger than 550 gallons

  • or Underground and larger than 110 gallons

  • And if the tank stores pollutants, hazardous substances, and/or mineral acids

Regulatory Forms and Information (leaving Central District)

Public Records Assistance




Central District Office

Storage Tanks Program

3319 Maguire Blvd, Suite 232

Orlando, Florida 32803-3767

Phone: 407-897-4321


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Last updated: ="smalltext">Last updated: May 19, 2014

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