Governor | Asa Hutchinson

Liquefied Petroleum Gas Board

Class 1 Permit

15-75-305. Applicants for permits.

Any person desiring to engage in the liquefied petroleum gas business in this state must file a formal application and supporting papers, together with a filing fee of fifty dollars ($50.00), with the Director of the Liquefied Petroleum Gas Board at least thirty (30) days prior to the approval of the application by the director. Should the applicant be a corporation or partnership, copies of the articles of incorporation or partnership agreement, if any, shall accompany the application together with a certificate from the Revenue Division of the Department of Finance and Administration evidencing that all taxes due have been paid or otherwise negating state tax liability.


In addition, all Class 1 Applicants must provide the following:

  1. The holder of a class one permit may engage in any phase of the liquefied petroleum gas business in a county or contiguous counties if he or she pays an annual permit fee of five hundred dollars ($500) for the first county under the permit and three hundred dollars ($300) for each contiguous county included under the permit.
    1. An applicant for a class one permit:
      1. Manufacturers' and Contractor’s Bodily Injury Liability Insurance
        • Each Person $500,000
        • Each Accident 500,000
      2. Manufacturers' and Contractor’s Property Damage Liability Insurance
        • Each Accident 500,000
        • Aggregate 500,000
      3. Products Bodily Injury Liability Insurance
        • Each Person $500,000
        • Each Accident 500,000
        • Aggregate 500,000
      4. Products Property Damage Liability Insurance
        • Each Person $500,000
        • Aggregate 500,000
      5. Automobile Bodily Injury Liability Insurance
        • Each Person $500,000
        • Aggregate 500,000
      6. Automobile Property Damage Liability Insurance
        • Each Accident 500,000

      1. Shall designate a county in this state for:
        1. The location of the proposed principal place of business of the applicant; and
        2. The proposed location of the principal bulk storage tank facility; and
      2. Shall maintain a twenty-four-hour emergency telephone number;
      1. Must provide a list of counties in which the operation is to be conducted.
        1. The applicant shall designate within one (1) Arkansas county the location of the proposed principal place of business of the applicant and the proposed location of the principal bulk storage tank facility.
        2. The designated county shall be the home county area of operation of the applicant.
      2. The permit fee shall be paid for each county in which the applicant operates;
      1. Shall provide full-time employment of qualified personnel whose competency shall be proven through a current written or oral examination.
      2. There shall be a minimum of three (3) employees.
      3. For each permit, one (1) employee shall be certified as a general safety supervisor and one (1) employee shall be certified as an installation personnel.
      4. One (1) employee may be certified as both transport and delivery/installation, a combination certification, but that combination certification shall not relieve the requirement for aminimum of three (3) employees;
      1. Shall provide a bulk storage capacity of not less than thirty thousand (30,000) water gallons at the principal location of the permitted facility, the location of which must be approved by the board in advance of the application and which must be maintained by the applicant in safe working condition throughout the duration of the permit applied for under penalty of permit forfeiture by action of the board.
      2. Storage containers being used in connection with cotton gins, rice dryers, manufacturing plants, or any other type commercial use, regardless of size, will not be accepted as bulk storage and cannot be included in the requirements for the thirty thousand gallons (30,000gals.) storage.
        1. Shall maintain one (1) place of business within the state that shall be the principal working location for the employees of the permitted facility; and
        2. Shall maintain a posted twenty-four-hour emergency telephone number;
      1. Shall provide approved-type cylinder or bottle-filling facilities consisting of a separate pump, the capacity of which shall not be in excess of twenty (20) gallons per minute and shall be designed for the primary purpose of filling bottles.
      2. Where a manifold or multiple filling system is contemplated, the board shall be consulted regarding pump capacity;
    2. Shall provide equipment satisfactory to the board;
      1. Shall provide switch track or tank loading and unloading facilities satisfactory to the board.
      2. All auxiliary equipment such as pumps, hoses, electrical switches, etc., shall be Underwriters' Laboratory-approved for liquefied petroleum gases; and
    3. In addition to the foregoing requirements, all class one applicants must comply with all other applicable requirements.
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