Governing Law and Regulations
Ohio Department of Commerce Division of the State Fire Marshal Bureau of Underground Storage Tank Regulation (BUSTR)
Petroleum Underground Storage Tank Release Compensation Board (Board) Petroleum Financial Assurance Fund
See ADDRESSES & CONTACTS for addresses and telephone numbers.
See national section for basic information and federal regulations.
Comparison: State vs. Federal
• Rules. Although Ohio has not received federal U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) approval of its underground storage tank (UST) program, state UST rules generally follow the federal regulations. In addition, the state has adopted additional or stricter rules that include registration and inspection fees, permits, and UST installer and inspector certification. Ohio has adopted ...