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Environmental Permits and Consultations

Environmental Permit and Substantial Permit Variations Application Consultations

Your local authority must by law regulate certain types of factory and other activities to reduce any pollution they may cause and, in particular, to help improve air quality. Businesses which operate these premises must have an Environmental Permit.

Local authorities decide whether to give a permit. If they do so, they must write down how the pollution is to be minimised.

In the law, the local authority controlled premises are known as "installations". Some are called 'Part B', and local authorities can only deal with air pollution from them. Others are part A2 installations where many different sorts of pollution are controlled.

Much of the information about permits must be put on a public register. Anyone can ask their authority to see it. The public must also be consulted in various circumstances on Environmental Permit Applications and Substantial Variations.

Any written comments on an application should be sent to High Peak Borough Council, PO Box 136, Buxton, SK17 1AQ or e-mail

Current Consultations

J. S. Burgess Engineering Ltd., Whaley Bridge - application for a Part B permit for the coating of metal involving the use in any 12 months of 5 tonnes or more of organic solvent. The Consultation has ended.

J. S. Burgess Engineering Ltd., Whaley Bridge - On street Notification sign [44KB]