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Buying a Facility with PSTs: What You Should Know

Potential liability comes with owning a petroleum storage tank, even if the tank is never used. Background on questions to ask, information to look up, and the kinds of experts to consult before completing the sale.

 

Renewing a PST Delivery Certificate

How to renew the delivery certificate for underground storage tanks at your facility each year.

Updating the Delivery Certificate when Ownership Changes

How to obtain a new delivery certificate after buying or receiving a UST facility from its previous owner. Must be done within 30 days of transfer---even sooner, if the current certificate expires before then.

Delinquent Fees and Penalties Will Affect Processing Your Application
Since Sept. 1, 2012, the TCEQ defines delinquent accounts to include those entities or people who owe at least $25 in delinquent penalties or fees. This threshold is the same amount used by us to place an entity on Warrant Hold with the Comptroller of Public Accounts.