IDAHO LIQUEFIED PETROLEUM GAS SAFETY BOARD 


Registration Application Process


As of July 1, 2005, in order to protect the public health, safety and welfare, every person practicing or offering to practice as a liquefied petroleum gas dealer shall submit evidence of meeting Board approved education, experience and examination qualifications and be licensed. It shall also be unlawful to own or operate any facility engaged in liquefied petroleum gas facility operation unless such facility is licensed in accordance with the law.

Every person so licensed and every facility so licensed shall maintain prescribed standards of competence, conduct and operation, and shall annually renew said license in order to continue such practice or operation.  This law will be liberally construed to promote the public interest and to accomplish the purpose stated.

"Liquefied petroleum gas" or "LPG" or  "LP-Gas" is defined as any material that is composed predominantly of or by the mixture of any of the following hydrocarbons: propane, propylene, butanes, isobutanes and butylenes.

 "LPG facility" is defined as any facility at a fixed location whose activities include selling, filling, refilling, or commercial handling or commercial storage of LPG.

 "LPG dealer" is defined as any person licensed pursuant to this chapter who engages in the selling, filling, refilling, transporting, delivering, or commercial handling of LPG, or engages in the installation or maintenance of systems, equipment, pipes or containers for the use or storage of LPG.

Licensure may be initiated after July 1, 2005 by submitting an application by mail. 

THIS IS A LICENSURE LAW. There are specific education, experience, and examination requirements that must be met for licensure. Applicants must submit specific information in order to be considered for licensure.


DEALER LICENSURE

In order to obtain a dealer license, each applicant must submit the required fee and a completed application and document that the applicant:

  • Is at least eighteen (18) years of age;
  • Is of good moral character; 
  • Has never had a license revoked or otherwise sanctioned as part of disciplinary action from this or any other state; 
  • Has never been convicted, found guilty, or received a withheld judgment for any felony (The board may take the rehabilitation of the applicant and other mitigating circumstances into consideration.);
  • Has never been found by the board to have engaged in conduct prohibited by the licensure act (The board may take the rehabilitation of the applicant and other mitigating circumstances into consideration.);
  • Has successfully completed a certified educational training program approved by the board.
  • Has successfully completed such experience as may be required by the board;
  • Has successfully passed an examination approved by the board;

For those who submit an application prior to July 1, 2006, the board may consider other education, experience, or examinations equivalent to the licensing requirements noted above. Applicants must provide documentation acceptable to the board that the applicant has not less than five (5) years experience in the LPG industry, including LPG industry experience in Idaho prior to July 1, 2005.


FACILITY LICENSURE

In order to obtain a facility license each applicant must submit a completed application, the required fee, and documentation that the applicant: 

  • Is lawfully entitled to do business within the United States; 

  • Has not been refused a license for a facility, or had a personal or facility license revoked in Idaho or in any other state; 

  • Has designated the name under which the facility will operate and has designated a specific location for which the facility license is to be issued; 

  • Has at least 1 Idaho licensed dealer who is a resident of Idaho and who is, and will be, responsible for the operation of the facility; 

  • Facility meets the requirements of the LPG code, except as may be designated by the board by rule.

All applications for facility licenses must contain the name of the applicant, the address and location of the facility and a description of the type of structure and equipment to be used in the operation of the facility, and such further information as may be required by the board to ensure the safe operation of the facility, and its compliance with the requirements of the law.

Incomplete applications will be returned. 

All applicants must complete and submit an application with the required documentation and appropriate fees.

You may download Application Forms here or request an application by writing:


Idaho Liquefied Petroleum Gas Safety Board
Idaho Bureau of Occupational Licenses
700 West State Street, PO Box 83720
Boise, ID 83720-0063

Please provide your name, address, and daytime phone number with your request.