Asked by: Sevda Lehnhoff
asked in category: General Last Updated: 20th January, 2020

Do you need a permit to remove an oil tank?

A permit to remove, replace or install oil tanks is required prior to work commencing. A permit application can be obtained from the Fire Department or downloaded as a pdf. There is a charge of $50 (payable at the Municipal Hall) for each permit.

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In respect to this, do I need a permit to remove an oil tank?

Simply put, yes, most towns require a permit to remove an oil tank. Make sure to find out what your town requires before jumping into the project. The permit is not expensive; it can usually be purchase for under $100. An oil tank is a hazard so once removed, some insurance companies might lower your premium.

Additionally, how much does it cost to remove an above ground oil tank? Above ground oil tank removal costs vary, but usually range from $408 to $1,001 with an average of $696. The cost for a small project is as low as $275, while larger projects may cost as much as $2,400.

Furthermore, can I remove my own underground oil tank?

Underground oil tank removal cost averages $2,500. The remedy for this environmental pollution may cost about $10,000 or more but is dependent on the pollution scope. An oil tank that has contaminated a large property due to a leak can cost up to $100,000 to be removed and return the property to a safe state.

Can I remove my own oil tank in NJ?

New Jersey law stipulates that any oil tank removal companies must be NJ DEP (Department of Environmental Protection) licensed. Without an NJDEP licensed firm, you are operating outside the law and are subject to possible fines. Ensure that your oil tank removal contractor is NJDEP licensed.

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