Oil Tank Removal

The City of Vancouver (By-laws No. 8191 sec 4.10.3, and No. 8093 sec. 5.3) require that tanks which will not be reused or have been out of service for two years shall be removed. Removing an underground oil tank from a residential or commercial area is a difficult operation. Abandonment is common. Out-of-service tanks can be dangerous and groundwater may have become contaminated. Stormworks does everything necessary for the safe, secure and simple removal of your oil tank including:

  • Arranging the necessary permitsoiltankremoval
  • Pumping and disposing of contaminated waste
  • Cleaning and physically removing of the tank
  • Handling city inspections (where required)
  • Backfilling the excavation in an environmentally-friendly manner
  • Cleaning up debris
  • Providing a tank removal certificate

Current service areas for residential oil tank removal and commercial oil and gas tank removal include Vancouver, Richmond, Burnaby, Surrey, Delta, New Westminster, North Vancouver, West Vancouver, Coquitlam, Port Coquitlam and Port Moody. Our clients include:

  • Construction and development companies
  • Government Agencies
  • Property Management Companies
  • Real Estate Companies
  • Private Residential and Commercial Property Owners
  • School Boards

STORMWORKS Contracting is fully insured and provides WCB coverage for all our employees through Work Safe BC. Stormworks is a member of the Better Business Bureau of Mainland BC. Stormworks will be pleased to answer any questions you may have.