Lee County Storage Tanks Program
The Lee County storage tanks program is a state-contracted program responsible for annual compliance inspections, installations and closures of petroleum storage tanks operating in Charlotte, DeSoto and Lee counties.
To protect the public and environment, the Tanks Program inspects all underground storage tanks with a capacity greater than 110 gallons, and all aboveground storage tanks with a capacity greater than 550 gallons. This includes gas stations, private business and agricultural facilities.
To be in compliance, a facility must follow the strict standards in The Florida Department of Environmental Protection rules,
chapter 62.761 (underground) and
chapter 62-762 (aboveground) Florida Administrative Code.
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