Current through Vol. 39, No. 14, April 01, 2022
a Petroleum Storage Tank Division Fuel Specialist finds a violation of any
statute, rule, requirement or order of the Commission regarding the regulation
of petroleum storage tanks, the Fuel Specialist may issue a Notice of Violation
Each violation that can
have an NOV issued is listed in this Chapter, OAC 165:16
, and 165:26
(1) A Notice of Violation is to alert the
tank owner or operator that a violation has been found. The NOV will describe
the violation and advise that further PSTD enforcement action may occur if the
violation is not corrected. If the violation cannot be corrected, the violation
will be referred to the PSTD Compliance and Inspection Manager or Director's
designee who may initiate Formal Enforcement Action or issue a Field
(2) At PSTD's discretion,
serious violations can be immediately turned over to the Commission's Judicial
and Legislative Services Division for Formal Enforcement Action.
(3) In all situations where an NOV is issued,
it must explain to the person to whom it is given what the offense is and how
the person can correct it.
A Notice of Violation will state the
(1) A clear
description of the violation(s).
(2) A date by which the violation(s) are
required to be corrected.
name of the Fuel Specialist issuing the NOV, along with a telephone number and
address so that the tank owner or operator can ask the Fuel Specialist
(d) NOV(s) are
issued to the owner or operator of the storage tank facility. If the owner or
operator is not present, NOVs can be given to store personnel, but all
notifications and/or correspondence will be mailed or electronically delivered
to the owner and/or operator.
Okla. Admin. Code §
Added at 18 Ok Reg 1052,
eff 5-11-01; Amended at 21 Ok Reg 2029, eff
Register, Volume 32, Issue 23, August 17, 2015, eff.
Register, Volume 33, Issue 23, August 15, 2016, eff.
Register, Volume 35, Issue 24, September 4, 2018, eff.
Register, Volume 36, Issue 21, July 15, 2019, eff.
Register, Volume 37, Issue 24, September 1, 2020, eff.