Regulated Facility Tank & Bulk Storage Registration

Facilities that store Toxic and Hazardous Materials, regulated by the Nassau County Public Health Ordinance, must register tanks and storage areas with the Nassau County Department of Health.  This includes:

  • Individual tanks of more than 1,100 gallons in capacity storing fuel oil used solely for on-site space or water heating.
  • One or more petroleum tank systems (other than on site heating oil) having a combined capacity of more than 1,100 gallons.
  • An underground tank system having a storage capacity that is greater than 110 gallons that is not specifically exempted by the regulations.
  • Any tank system storing used oil, including oil water separators and associated holding tanks.
  • Process tank systems with an aggregate total capacity of 250 gallons designed to store a toxic or hazardous material, as defined by Article XI of the Nassau County Public Health Ordinance (NCPHO), including all associated piping and ancillary equipment.
  • Assembly line tanks with an aggregate total capacity of 250 gallons and accessory equipment which are part of an aboveground tank system.
  • Containers, including drum storage, designed to store a toxic or hazardous material, as follows:
    • A total of 250 gallons or more of toxic or hazardous materials including chemicals, as well as well as lubricating, transmission, hydraulic, cutting and motor oils.
    • More than 27.5 gallons or more than 200 pounds of toxic or hazardous waste.
    • 50 gallons or more of halogenated hydrocarbons (cleaning fluids, etc.)
  • Road de-icing storage, as follows
    • Bulk (dry) storage of 2,000 pounds or more and/or liquid brine of a volume of 250 gallons or more.
  • Bulk storage of a toxic or hazardous material of 2,000 pounds or more.
  • Regulated medical waste, as defined in Article XI of the NCPHO.
  • One or more aboveground tank systems having a combined storage capacity total of 250 gallons or more that contain petroleum other than heating oil (i.e., motor oil, lubricants, transmission fluid, hydraulic oil, cutting oil, dielectric oil and diesel fuel).

REGISTRATION INFORMATION – FORMS AND INSTRUCTIONS

  • General program information. Who needs to register. How to register. Click Here 
  • Application Form 1 – General Facility Information: Click Here
  • Instruction for Application Form 1 – General Facility Information: Click Here
  • Application Form 2 – Tank Registration: Click Here
  • Instruction for Application Form 2 – Tank Registration: Click Here
  • Application Form 3 – Bulk, Container and Road De-Icing Registration: Click Here
  • Instruction for Application Form 3 – Bulk, Container and Road De-Icing Registration: Click Here