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Licence to keep a dangerous substance

A licence is required for LP gas (class 2.1), flammable liquids (class 3), toxic substances (class 6) and corrosive substances (Class 8) when certain limits are exceeded.

Fees: Application Fees

In South Australia the Dangerous Substances Act 1979 and the Dangerous Substances (General) Regulations 2017 regulate the licensing of premises that are used to store LP gas, Class 3, Class 6 and Class 8 dangerous goods.

Duration: Annual

Forms:

  • Application for a Licence to Keep a Dangerous Substance / Sell Petroleum Products
  • Application to vary a Licence to Keep a Dangerous Substance

Notice of Installation of Flammable Liquid Tank

You need to complete this form within seven days of installing a tank, above ground or underground with a capacity greater than 450 litres, that has been approved for installation by SafeWork SA to store a flammable liquid.

In the case of rural premises greater than two hectares, where a tank has been installed, and a licence is not required please complete this form.

Act: Dangerous Substances Act 1979

Form:

  • Notice of Installation of Flammable Liquid Tank

Notice of Installation of LPG Tank

You need to complete this form within seven days of installing a tank, above ground or underground with a capacity greater than 500 litres, that has been approved for installation by SafeWork SA for the storage of a petroleum product.

Act: Dangerous Substances Act 1979

Form:

  • Notice of Installation of Liquefied Petroleum Gas Tank