Underground Storage Tank Program
Upgraded Underground Storage Tanks List
The following list includes permitted category one underground storage
tanks that comply with the standards adopted by the secretary related
to corrosion protection, spill prevention, leak detection, financial
responsibility or overfill protection. Vermont law (10 VSA §1927)
prohibits delivery of any regulated substance to an underground storage
tank that does not comply with these standards. Tank not complying with
the standards will be red tagged by the Agency.
The owner/operator of the category one underground
storage tanks listed must have a valid Operational Permit issued by
the Agency. Before delivering product, review the Operational Permit
issued by the Agency to the tank owner or operator. If no permit available,
do not fill tank, call the UST Program.
Any farm or residential underground storage
tank larger than 1100 gallons used to store motor fuel must comply with
the same standards but the owner/operator is not required to have a
permit. Farm or residential motor fuel tanks must be registered with
the Agency. These tanks are not included in the following list and before
delivering product, please call the UST Program
• The delivery prohibition only
applies to underground storage tanks. Above ground tanks are
regulated by the Vermont
Department of Public Safety, Fire Prevention Division. The delivery
prohibition does not apply to aboveground tanks.
•Underground storage tanks that contain heating fuel for
on-premises heating and domestic hot water are exempted from these requirements.
It is legal to deliver heating fuel to an underground tank of any size
that is used to heat a building even if that tank does not meet the
•Underground storage tanks smaller than 1100 gallons and
used for motor fuels (gasoline and/or diesel fuel) at farms or private
residences are also exempted from these standards. It is legal
to deliver motor fuel to a farm or residential underground tank which
is less than 1100 gallons, even if that underground tank does not meet
the standards, as long as the tank is used for non-commercial purposes.
• It is legal to deliver a regulated substance to the underground
tanks that appear on this list provided the fill pipes of those tanks
have not been sealed and labeled with a red aluminum tag marked “DO
NOT FILL THIS TANK”.
|The fill pipes of those tanks that
do not meet the upgrade standard should
be sealed and labeled with a red aluminum tag:
Any fill pipe that is sealed and red tagged may not
To view upgraded tanks list for each town click here
To view all registered tanks for each town click here