Management for Storage Tank Systems

On June 8, 2020, the Safety Codes Council assumed responsibility for services related to storage tank management. These services are administered by the Storage Tank System division of the Alberta Safety Codes Authority (ASCA) and include:

  • Permitting in areas unaccredited in Part 4 of the National Fire Code – 2019 Alberta Edition.
  • Inspections of newly permitted flammable and combustible liquid storage tank system installations or alterations in unaccredited areas of the province.
  • Routine and follow-up inspections of existing flammable and combustible liquid storage tank systems in unaccredited areas.
  • Overseeing spill/incident reporting requirements for tank operators.

Municipalities that are accredited in Part 4 of the NFC(AE) will continue administering related permitting and inspections per their QMP.

Storage Tank System Work Permit (Tank / piping installation; replacement; or alteration) $225 plus $60/tank
System removal permit: $225
Annual operating permit: $69 / tank
1. Safety Codes Council levy applies to the Tank / piping installation and Tank / piping replacement of $12 / permit.
2. Safety Codes Council levy applies to the annual operating permit of $6 / tank.
3. Additional fees may be charged for non-compliance to permit terms.

Other miscellaneous fees can be found here.

*Fees effective January 1, 2022