Environmental permits

Environmental permits

Any person who owns a regulated facility needs an environmental permit, full legislation can be found here. For waste operations no licence will be granted unless any required planning permission has first been granted.

How much will it cost to apply?

  • an operator must pay the relevant application fee to obtain a permit for a prescribed activity
  • fee may be payable if there are substantial changes to a permit
  • operators must pay an annual subsistence fee
You can find the full list of fees and charges here.

How do I apply?


Home Office guidance

Summary of legislation

Environmental Permitting Act 2010

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Please use our form.

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