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Advice to Operators - Integrated Pollution Prevention and Control

Fees and charges

The fees and charges for operating authorised process are set by the Department for Environment, Food & Rural Affairs DEFRA and the current level of fees can be found on the DEFRA website. The Council sends out invoices at the start of each new financial year.

Applying for a permit

The application forms needed to apply for a permit as well as a full list of processes regulated by the Council (updated as of 1st May 2005 are available from links at the bottom of this page. It is strongly recommended that operators of industrial processes who wish to apply for permits contact the Environmental Protection Team in the first instance to discuss their requirements in detail.

Making changes

Processes holding permits must follow legal procedures when making changes to processes, whether on the initiative of the operator or to implement a requirement of the Council. Changes should be discussed with the regulator before they are made. Where any proposed change is classed as a 'substantial change' as defined in the Pollution Prevention and Control Regulations 2000, a formal application for permission must be made.


  • Information for applicants
  • Application form - B process
  • Application form - A2 process






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