Regulatory Authority: Devens Enterprise Commission
Agency Contact: Peter C. Lowitt
Phone: 978.772.8831 ext 3313
Address: 33 Andrews Parkway, Devens, MA 01434
Massachusetts Register Number 1211
Effective Date: June 2012


8.07 Underground Fuel Storage Systems (Tanks)

For the purpose of this section, "Underground Fuel Storage Systems (or Tanks)" shall mean any system where a minimum of 20% of the mass of tanks, piping, valves or other components is buried below the surface of the ground, including gasoline tanks for commercial sales purposes. Fuel is defined by 42 U.S.C. section 6901-6922i, G.L. c. 148, and 527 CMR 9.00.

  1. No Underground Fuel Storage Tanks are permitted within Zone 2 Water Resources Protection District areas.

  2. Underground Fuel Storage Systems shall comply with the By-Laws and shall be licensed by and in accordance with the requirements of the Devens Fire Chief. Underground storage of Fuel in excess of quantities listed in 527 CMR 14.03 requires a license in accordance with the DEC Licensing and Registering the Storage of Flammables, Combustibles and Explosives Requirements, Policies and Procedures.

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