Applying for a Permit
Applying for a Permit
Anyone operating an activity that falls into the A2 or part B
category described must submit an application, with the appropriate
fee, to us. We must then determine the permit in accordance with
government guidance. If you wish to find out which activities
require a permit, these can be found in part 2 of Schedule 1 of the
Environmental Permitting regulations 2007.
If you wish to build a new installation you will need to apply
and obtain a permit before you start operating the activity. We
recommend that you contact us at the same time as considering the
Once a part A2 or B permit has been issued an annual subsistence
fee will have to be paid to Bromsgrove District Council. The
amount is reviewed by DEFRA annually and is dependant on the risk
rating of the installation.
Once issued with a Permit an operator can apply to the Council
to vary, transfer or surrender the Permit.
A number of application forms can be accessed below;
For existing petrol stations upgrading to stage II vapour
recovery must be completed no later than 1st January
2010 if the throughput of petrol unloaded at a service station is
greater than 3500m3 per year. Please see below an application
form for a permit to unload petrol into storage at petrol stations.
This application form can be used either for a new process or
relevant parts of the form may also be used where the retrospective
fitting of a ‘Stage 2’ petrol vapour recovery system is the subject
of an application for a non-substantial variation (in which case,
no fee will be payable).
Application form for
Unloading of Petrol into Storage at Petrol
Stations (534.50 KB)
Application form for Waste Oil
and Recovered Oil Burners Less Than
0.4MW (141.96 KB)
Application form for Re-spraying of
Road Vehicles covered by process guidance note
PG6/34b(06) (527.50 KB)
Part B Application
Form (539.50 KB)
A schedule of current fees
is available here (14.24 KB)
For those who hold an authorisation or permit, annual subsistence
fees are required at the beginning of the financial year. Failure
to pay the subsistence fee can lead to a withdrawal of the permit,
and subsequent prosecution.
Once an application is made, a period of public consultation may be
required, before an authorisation or permit can be granted.
information can be obtained by contacting Environmental