Class 3 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 3 Applicants must provide the following:

  1. The holder of a class three permit:
    1. May fill, sell, and deliver ICC/DOT cylinders and ASME motor fuel cylinders only;
    2. May establish cylinder exchange stations, deliver filled cylinders to ICC/DOT cylinder and ASME cylinder exchange stations, and service cylinders throughout the state;
    3. Must pay an annual permit fee in the sum of one hundred dollars ($100);
    4. Must provide liquefied petroleum gas for the cylinders by the following method:
      1. Furnish a storage container to be located in Arkansas, with a capacity of not less than one thousand (1,000) gallons, unless the board authorizes a smaller container, in connection with the proper type filling facilities;
      2. Cylinders, not to exceed thirty (30) gallons, must be filled by weight or other approved method only at cylinder filling facilities approved by the Liquefied Petroleum Gas Board.
  2. The storage container furnished by the class three permit must be inspected and approved by the board prior to its first use in the class three operation and once annually thereafter.
  3. When any cylinder exchange station location changes status from active to inactive or inactive to active the class three permit holder must notify the board within thirty (30) days after the change of status.
  4. The applicant for a class three permit:
    1. Must furnish evidence of the following insurance:
      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
      3. Each Accident $500,000
      4. Aggregate $500,000
      5. Products Bodily Injury Liability Insurance
        • Each Person $500,000
        • Each Accident $500,000
        • Aggregate $500,000
      6. Products Property Damage Liability Insurance
        • Each Accident $500,000
        • Aggregate $500,000
    2. Must provide full-time employment of qualified personnel whose competency shall be proved through a current written or oral examination;
    3. Must provide a certified or notarized financial statement which has been compiled within the past sixty (60) days; and
    4. Must comply with all other applicable requirements.