Environmental permitting charges

The fees listed below reflect the Local Authority Pollution Prevention and Control (LAPPC) 2019 to 2020 charges.

Application fee
Type of process Fee
Standard Process (includes solvent emission activities) * £1,650
Additional fee for operating without a permit £1,188
Service Station PVR I / Dry Cleaner £155
Service Station PVR I & II combined £257
Vehicle refinishers & other reduced fee activities * £362
Reduced fee activities: additional fee for operating without a permit £71
Standard Mobile Crushing & Screening Plant (not using simplified permits):
For first and second applications
£1,650
For the third to seventh applications £985
For the eighth and subsequent applications £498

* Where the above is for a combined Part B and waste site, combined solvent and waste site or combined Part B, solvent and waste site (under Regulation 33 Direction), add £279.

Annual subsistence fee
Type of process Fee
Standard Process Low £772 (*+£104)
Standard Process Medium £1,161 (*+£156)
Standard Process High £1,747 (*+£207)
Service Station PVR I/Dry Cleaner
Low/Medium/High
£79/£158/£237
Service Station PVR I & II combined Low/Medium/High £113/£226/£341
Vehicle refinishers & other reduced fee activities
Low/Medium/High
£228/£365/£548
Standard Mobile Crushing and Screening Plant (not using simplified permits):
For the first and second permit
Low/Medium/High

£626/£1,034/£1,551

For the third to seventh permits £385/£617/£924
For the eighth and subsequent permits £198/£314/£473
Late payment fee £52

* To be added where the above is for a combined Part B and waste site, combined solvent and waste site or combined Part B, solvent and waste site (under Regulation 33 Direction).
Where a Part B site is subject to E-PRTR Regulations reporting, add £104 to above.

Transfer and surrender fee
Type of process Fee
Standard Process Transfer £169
Standard Process Partial Transfer £497

New operator at low risk reduced fee activity (extra one-off subsistence charge
to cover additional risk assessment)

£78
Surrender No fee
Reduced Fee Process Transfer No fee
Reduced Fee Process Partial Transfer £47
Temporary transfer of mobile plant permit:
For the first transfer;
For repeat transfers following enforcement or warning

£53

£53

Substantial change
Type of process Fee
Standard Process £1,050
Standard Process where the substantial change results in a new PPC activity £1,650
Reduced fee activities

£102

NB. Subsistence charges can be paid in four equal instalments paid on 1 April, 1 July, 1 October and 1 January. Where paid quarterly the total amount payable to the local authority will be increased by £38.