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    Fuel Storage - Oil Burner Permit

Fuel oil in excess of ten gallons used in connection with an oil burner shall not be stored in or adjacent to any building or other structure without a permit. No fuel oil burner shall be installed in any building or other structure without a permit having been obtained from the Fire Department. (527CMR § 4)

  • A permit shall not be required for routine maintenance, such as the replacement of nozzles, ignition electrodes, or filters; however, a combustion performance test shall be conducted.
  • A combustion performance test is not required when tank replacement is the only work being conducted under a permit.

The Commonwealth of Massachusetts Department of Public Safety- Form 1 shall be used when installing or altering fuel oil burning equipment and storage of fuel oil. The form shall be submitted upon completion of the work. The fee for the permit is $25.