Some industries and businesses need permits from us or the Environment Agency for the release of pollution and emissions.
Activities that need permits from us are divided into two categories:
Part A2 permits control activities with an environmental impact, including:
- emissions to air, land and water
- energy efficiency
- waste reduction
- raw materials consumption
- noise, vibration prevention
- accident prevention
Part B permits control emissions to air
Apply for a permit
Fill in the appropriate form and send it to us:
The correct fee must be sent with the application form.
For more details, read the environmental permitting guidance.
You can also see the public register of environmental permits
Page last updated 07/09/2017