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Storage Tank Systems for Petroleum Products and Allied Petroleum Products Regulations

Version of section 14 from 2017-06-02 to 2020-10-25:

  •  (1) The owner or operator of a storage tank system that installs the system or any component of the system on or after June 12, 2008 must ensure that the system or the component conforms to the applicable requirements set out in the following provisions of the CCME Code of Practice:

    • (a) Part 3, subject to the following:

      • (i) excluding Section 3.2, Clause 3.3.1(1)(c), Article 3.3.2, Clause 3.4.1(1)(c), Article 3.4.3, Clauses 3.5.1(1)(a) and 3.6.1(1)(l), Section 3.7, Clause 3.9.2(2)(a), Articles 3.9.4 and 3.10.1, and

      • (ii) in Subclause 3.9.2(1)(a)(ii), the reference to “Aboveground Secondary Containment Tanks” must be read as a reference to “Secondary Containments for Aboveground Flammable and Combustible Liquid Storage Tanks”;

    • (b) Part 4, except Articles 4.2.1 to 4.2.3, Clauses 4.2.4(1)(e) and 4.2.4(2)(h), Articles 4.2.5 and 4.2.6, Sentences 4.2.8(1), 4.2.8(2), 4.2.9(1), 4.3.1(1), 4.3.6(1), 4.3.6(2), 4.3.7(1), 4.3.7(2) and 4.3.8(1), Section 4.4 and Clauses 4.5.1(1)(a), (c) and (d) and Sentences 4.5.2(1) to 4.5.2(4) and 4.5.3(2);

    • (c) Part 5, subject to the following:

      • (i) excluding Sentence 5.2.1(1), Articles 5.2.4 to 5.2.6, Clause 5.4.2(1)(b), Sentence 5.4.3(1) and Section 5.5, and

      • (ii) in Clauses 5.4.4(1)(a) to (c), the references to standards must be read as references to ULC-ORD-C971, Nonmetallic Underground Piping for Flammable and Combustible Liquids, or to CAN/ULC-S660-08, Standard for Nonmetallic Underground Piping for Flammable and Combustible Liquids, whichever was the most recent at the time the storage tank system or any component of the system was manufactured; and

    • (d) Section 8.6 and Article 8.7.2.

  • (2) The owner or operator of a storage tank system that has aboveground tanks that installs those tanks on or after June 12, 2008 must ensure that those tanks are equipped with a spill containment device that bears a certification mark certifying conformity with ULC-ORD-C142.19, Spill Containment Devices for Aboveground Flammable and Combustible Liquid Storage Tanks, or with CAN/ULC-S663-11, Standard for Spill Containment Devices for Flammable and Combustible Liquid Aboveground Storage Tanks, whichever was the most recent at the time the storage tank system was manufactured, unless

    • (a) the tank is filled remotely and its remote fill is equipped with a spill containment device that bears a certification mark certifying conformity with ULC-ORD-C142.19, Spill Containment Devices for Aboveground Flammable and Combustible Liquid Storage Tanks, or with CAN/ULC-S663-11, Standard for Spill Containment Devices for Flammable and Combustible Liquid Aboveground Storage Tanks, whichever was the most recent at the time the storage tank system was manufactured; or

    • (b) the tank bears a certification mark certifying conformity with one of the following standards:

      • (i) CAN/ULC-S652:2016, Standard For Tank Assemblies for the Collection, Storage and Removal Of Used Oil,

      • (ii) CAN/ULC-S653:2016, Standard for Aboveground Horizontal Steel Contained Tank Assemblies for Flammable and Combustible Liquids,

      • (iii) ULC/ORD-C142.5, Concrete Encased Steel Aboveground Tank Assemblies for Flammable and Combustible Liquids, or CAN/ULC-S677-14, Standard for Fire Tested Aboveground Tank Assemblies for Flammable and Combustible Liquids, whichever was the most recent at the time the storage tank system was manufactured,

      • (iv) ULC/ORD-C142.18, Rectangular Steel Aboveground Tanks for Flammable and Combustible Liquids, or CAN/ULC-S601-14, Standard for Shop Fabricated Steel Aboveground Tanks for Flammable and Combustible Liquids, whichever was the most recent at the time the storage tank system was manufactured,

      • (v) ULC/ORD-C142.21, Aboveground Used Oil Systems, or

      • (vi) ULC/ORD-C142.22, Contained Vertical Steel Aboveground Tank Assemblies for Flammable and Combustible Liquids, or CAN/ULC-S601-14, Standard for Shop Fabricated Steel Aboveground Tanks for Flammable and Combustible Liquids, whichever was the most recent at the time the storage tank system was manufactured.

  • (3) The owner or operator of a storage tank system that has underground tanks that installs those tanks on or after June 12, 2008 must ensure that those tanks bear a certification mark certifying conformity with one of the following standards:

    • (a) for underground steel tanks

      • (i) if used for storing used oil, CAN/ULC-S652:2016, Standard For Tank Assemblies for the Collection, Storage and Removal Of Used Oil, and

      • (ii) if used for storing other petroleum products or allied petroleum products

        • (A) CAN/ULC-S603-14, Standard for Steel Underground Tanks for Flammable and Combustible Liquids, excluding Section 5 and clause 8.3.3.1, or

        • (B) CAN/ULC-603.1:2017, External Corrosion Protection Systems for Steel Underground Tanks for Flammable and Combustible Liquids;

    • (b) for underground reinforced plastic tanks

      • (i) if used for storing used oil, CAN/ULC-S652:2016, Standard For Tank Assemblies for the Collection, Storage and Removal Of Used Oil, and

      • (ii) if used for storing other petroleum products or allied petroleum products, CAN/ULC-S615-14, Standard for Fibre Reinforced Plastic Underground Tanks for Flammable and Combustible Liquids; and

    • (c) for underground tanks that are double containment linings, ULC/ORD-C58.4, Double Containment Fibre Reinforced Plastic Linings for Flammable and Combustible Liquid Storage Tanks or CAN/ULC- S669-14, Standard for Internal Retrofit Systems for Underground Tanks for Flammable and Combustible Liquids, whichever was the most recent at the time the storage tank system was manufactured.

  • (4) The owner or operator of a storage tank system that has steel underground tanks that installs those tanks on or after June 12, 2008 must ensure that those tanks are protected from corrosion as follows:

    • (a) those tanks must bear a certification mark certifying conformity with CAN/ULC-S603.1:2017, External Corrosion Protection Systems for Steel Underground Tanks for Flammable and Combustible Liquids; or

    • (b) those tanks must have a cathodic protection system designed by a corrosion expert.

  • (5) The owner or operator of a storage tank system that installs piping on or after June 12, 2008 must ensure that

    • (a) the piping does not have buried or concealed mechanical joints; and

    • (b) any piping other than copper piping bears a certification mark certifying conformity with

      • (i) one of the standards referred to in Clauses 5.2.1(1)(a) to (c) or (g) of the CCME Code of Practice, or

      • (ii) ULC/ORD-C971, Nonmetallic Underground Piping for Flammable and Combustible Liquids or CAN/ULC-S660-08, Standard for Nonmetallic Underground Piping for Flammable and Combustible Liquids, whichever was the most recent at the time the storage tank system was manufactured.

  • (6) Any reference to a standard in this section is a reference to the version of that standard that is in effect at the time the storage tank system’s component is erected or manufactured, as applicable.

  • (7) The owner or operator of a storage tank system must comply with the applicable requirements before any petroleum products or allied petroleum products are first transferred into that system.

  • SOR/2012-99, s. 22
  • SOR/2017-110, s. 27
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