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Town of Nantucket, MA
Nantucket County
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[HISTORY: Adopted by the Annual Town Meeting of the Town of Nantucket 4-12-1994 by Art. 60, approved 4-29-1994. Amendments noted where applicable.]
GENERAL REFERENCES
Zoning — See Ch. 139.
No underground tank which has been used for the keeping or storage of gasoline shall be removed or relocated unless a permit therefor shall first have been obtained from the State Fire Marshal or the official designated by him/her to grant permits in the Town of Nantucket. The fee for such permit issued by any official of the Town shall be $25.
[Added 4-1-2019 ATM by Art. 67, approved 8-6-2019[1]]
A. 
At time of property transfer all aboveground tanks (any tank used to store fuel oil for the purpose of heating) shall be required to be replaced with double-walled fuel oil storage tanks or shall be required to provide 110% containment capacity to prevent contamination from leaks that may occur. Exterior fuel oil storage tanks must be covered with substantial impermeable construction material to prevent water accumulation within containment in such a way that it satisfies the Board of Health and the Fire Department. The area beneath the exterior tank shall be a four-inch-thick continuous concrete slab. All aboveground elements of a fuel storage system shall be maintained free of leaks and visible rust.
B. 
All new construction where aboveground fuel storage tanks are installed (inside and outside) shall be required to provide a double-walled fuel oil storage tank or shall be required to provide 110% containment capacity to prevent contamination from leaks that may occur. Exterior fuel oil storage tanks must be covered with substantial impermeable construction material to prevent water accumulation within containment in such a way that it satisfies the Board of Health and the Fire Department. The area beneath the exterior tank shall be a - inch thick[2] continuous concrete slab. All aboveground elements of a fuel storage system shall be maintained free of leaks and visible rust.
[2]
Editor's Note: So in original.
[1]
Editor's Note: This article also changed the title of this Ch. 135 from "Underground Fuel Storage Tanks" to its current title.