To surrender a permit for the operation of certain industrial processes and commercial activities with emissions to air and the wider environment, you need to complete a surrender notification form for the local authority in which the installation is located.
The Part A2 form relates to larger industrial and manufacturing activities which can involve the use of chemicals, the burning of waste oil and high temperature processes such as the smelting of non ferrous metals and road stone coating
DEFRA have introduced a £50 charge for late payment of environmental subsistence fees. Invoices that remain unpaid 8 weeks after the invoice date can incur the discretionary £50 charge.
Application, guidance notes or terms and condition
Attachments requiredRefer to guidance notes (section 3), which states what attachments are required to be submitted with your application.
Processing and timescales
The completed surrender details are reviewed to ensure that all the necessary information has been included in the surrender form.
The local authority officer will either acknowledge the application or seek further information within 14 days. Once completed the surrender documentation will be processed within 3 months.
If further information is required the applicant will be notified by the regulator and they must provide this information or the application will be deemed to be withdrawn.
The application must be from the operator of the regulated facility.
For waste operations no licence will be granted unless any required planning permission had first been granted.
A summary of the regulation relating to this licence can be found here:
Validity and renewals
The Permit will remain in force until it is either surrendered or revoked.
There is an annual subsistence fee charged for the regulation of the process to the prescribed standards.
You can view the online public register
Contact us in the first instance
An applicant who is refused an environmental permit may appeal to the appropriate authority (Secretary of State). Appeals must be lodged no later than six months from the date of the decision.