Petroleum Licence

Chief Controller of Explosives, Chennai is the authority empowered to grant licence for the storage of petroleum. The role of District Collector in this regard is to issue no objection certificate on the application towards by the Chief Controller of Explosives, Chennai.Necessary enquiries on the application shall be conducted through the Police, Revenue fire Force, PWD and Panchayath/Municipality/Corporation officials and based on their reports NOC is issued. Land Revenue Commissioner, Thiruvananthapuram is the appellate authority when NOC rejected. Appeal shall be made in writing and shall be accompanied by a copy of the order appealed against and shall be   presented within sixty days of the order passed.  There is no appeal fee.  The appeal petition shall be affixed with Court fee stamp worth Rs. 10/-. There is no provision for revision The order of the appellate authority is final.  It can be challenged only before the Hon'ble High Court of Kerala.