Section 37. No person shall construct, maintain or use any tank or container of more than ten thousand gallons’ capacity, for the storage of any fluid other than water, unless the same is located underground, without first securing a permit therefor from the marshal. The marshal may, after notice and hearing, revoke any such permit for cause. Whoever violates this section or a rule or regulation made under the following section shall be punished by a fine of not less than fifty nor more than one thousand dollars.
The marshal shall cause such tanks to be inspected annually. The annual inspection fee shall be determined annually by the commissioner of administration under the provision of section three B of chapter seven. The owner or user of the tank and the local fire department shall be notified of the date of the intended inspection not less than fourteen days prior to the inspection date. Inspections may be made of the premises, tanks, dikes and related equipment at any time during regular business hours.