When applying to the EPA for a waste licence you must satisfy a number of legislative requirements. The main ones include:
Waste stream specific regulation:
Waste disposal or recovery activities at IPC installations are regulated by an EPA Licence under the EPA (Licensing) Regulations 1994, as amended. Find out more about IPC Licensing.
Before making an application, make sure you:
We recommend that you engage in pre-application clarification/consultation before submitting your application. Requirements in relation to Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA) may be discussed at this stage. Contact firstname.lastname@example.org if you wish to arrange a pre-application meeting.
When making an application, make sure you:
If your application does not comply with the regulations, we may request additional information to achieve compliance. Where such a request is not fully complied with, we may:
An ‘adequate response’ is defined as one that fully addresses all queries in the Agency’s request for further information with sufficient information and detail to allow the inspector to progress the application.
All documentation received in respect of a licence application is available to view on this website.
Contact the Environmental Licensing Programme at:
Office of Environmental Sustainability
PO Box 3000,
Johnstown Castle Estate,
Telephone: Locall 0818 33 55 99 or 053 91 60600