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The Pollution Prevention and Control (Scotland) Regulations 2000

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1.  An application under regulation 13(2) for the variation of the conditions of a permit shall be in writing (or in electronic form) and shall contain the following information:–

(a)the name of the applicant, that person’s telephone number, address (including post code) and e-mail address (if any) and, if different, the address or e-mail address to which correspondence relating to the application should be sent;

(b)in the case of a permit to operate an installation or Part A mobile plant, the address of the site of the installation or mobile plant to which the permit applies;

(c)if appropriate, a description of the proposed change in the operation of the installation or mobile plant requiring the variation and a statement of any changes as respects the matters dealt with in paragraph 1(1)(f) to (k) of Schedule 4 which would result if the proposed change were made;

(d)in the case of a variation required by a proposed substantial change in the operation of a Part A installation, any relevant information obtained or conclusion arrived at in relation to the proposed change pursuant to articles 5, 6 and 7 of Council Directive 85/337/EEC on the assessment of the effects of certain public and private projects on the environment(1);

(e)an indication of the variations to the conditions of the permit which the operator wishes SEPA to make;

(f)any additional information which the operator wishes SEPA to take into account in considering the application.

2.  If a proposed change in the operation of a Part A installation or Part A mobile plant will result in additional land being included within the site of the installation or mobile plant, the application shall also contain a site report for that additional land describing the condition of the land, in particular, identifying any substance in, on or under the land which may constitute a pollution risk.

3.  SEPA may, by notice in writing (or in electronic form) to the applicant, require the applicant to furnish such further information specified in the notice, within the period so specified, as it may require for the purpose of determining the application and where the applicant fails to furnish the specified information within the period specified, the application shall, if SEPA gives notice to the operator that it treats the failure as such, be deemed to have been withdrawn at the end of that period.


O.J. No. L 175, 5.7.85, p.40 (as amended by Council Directive 97/11/EC (O.J. No. L 73, 14.3.97 p.5)).

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