The Environmental Permitting (England and Wales) Regulations 2010

  1. Introductory Text

  2. PART 1

    1. 1.Citation, commencement, extent and application

    2. 2.Interpretation: general

    3. 3.Interpretation: Directives

    4. 4.Exempt facilities

    5. 5.Interpretation: exempt facilities

    6. 6.Interpretation: local authority

    7. 7.Interpretation: operate a regulated facility and operator

    8. 8.Interpretation: regulated facility and class of regulated facility

    9. 9.Interpretation: relevant function

    10. 10.Giving notices, notifications and directions, and the submission of forms

  3. PART 2

    1. CHAPTER 1

      1. 11.Application to the Crown

      2. 12.Requirement for environmental permit

    2. CHAPTER 2

      1. 13.Grant of an environmental permit

      2. 14.Content and form of an environmental permit

      3. 15.Conditions in relation to certain land

      4. 16.Mobile plant operating on the site of another regulated facility: conflict of permit conditions

      5. 17.Single site permits etc.

      6. 18.Consolidation of an environmental permit

      7. 19.Subsistence of an environmental permit

    3. CHAPTER 3

      1. 20.Variation of an environmental permit

      2. 21.Transfer of an environmental permit

      3. 22.Revocation of an environmental permit: general

      4. 23.Revocation of an environmental permit: steps to be taken after the revocation takes effect

      5. 24.Notification of the surrender of an environmental permit

      6. 25.Application for the surrender of an environmental permit

    4. CHAPTER 4

      1. 26.Preparation and revision of standard rules

      2. 27.Standard rules as conditions of an environmental permit

      3. 28.Notification of revisions of standard rules

      4. 29.Revocation of standard rules

      5. 30.Variation of an environmental permit: revocation of standard rules

    5. CHAPTER 5

      1. 31.Appeals to an appropriate authority

  4. PART 3

    1. 32.Discharge of functions

    2. 33.Direction to a regulator: discharge of functions by a different regulator

    3. 34.Review of environmental permits and inspection of regulated facilities

    4. 35.Specific provisions applying to environmental permits

  5. PART 4

    1. 36.Enforcement notices

    2. 37.Suspension notices

    3. 38.Offences

    4. 39.Penalties

    5. 40.Defences

    6. 41.Offences by bodies corporate

    7. 42.Enforcement by the High Court

    8. 43.Admissibility of evidence

    9. 44.Power of court to order cause of offence to be remedied

  6. PART 5

    1. 45.Interpretation of this Part

    2. 46.Duty of the regulator to maintain a public register

    3. 47.Exclusion from public registers of information affecting national security

    4. 48.Exclusion from public registers of confidential information

    5. 49.Procedure if the regulator considers that information may be confidential

    6. 50.Duty to determine confidentiality

    7. 51.Determination of confidentiality

    8. 52.Procedure following a determination

    9. 53.Appeals in relation to confidentiality

    10. 54.Consequences of an appeal

    11. 55.Reconsideration of confidentiality

    12. 56.Directions of the appropriate authority in relation to confidentiality

  7. PART 6

    1. 57.Power of the regulator to prevent or remedy pollution

    2. 58.Environment Agency: notices in relation to emissions to water

    3. 59.Environment Agency: public participation statement

    4. 60.Power to require the provision of information

    5. 61.Directions to regulators and exemption registration authorities: general

    6. 62.Reference of applications to an appropriate authority

    7. 63.Directions to the Agency: installations outside the United Kingdom

    8. 64.Guidance to regulators and exemption registration authorities

    9. 65.Fees and charges in relation to the exercise of regulator’s functions by local authorities

    10. 66.Plans relating to emissions

  8. PART 7

    1. Chapter 1

      1. 67.Interpretation of this Part

    2. Chapter 2

      1. 68.Further provision in relation to waste and extractive waste

    3. Chapter 3

      1. 69.Existing permits

      2. 70.Site plans not required for existing permits

      3. 71.Review of existing groundwater permits

      4. 72.Radioactive substances exemption orders

      5. 73.Exempt water discharge activities

      6. 74.Exempt groundwater activities

      7. 75.Transitional applications

      8. 76.Transfer notices under former enactments

      9. 77.Existing notices under former enactments

      10. 78.Outstanding appeals against existing notices

      11. 79.Appeals under these Regulations against existing notices

      12. 80.Decisions under former enactments

      13. 81.Outstanding appeals against decisions under former enactments

      14. 82.Appeals under these Regulations against decisions under former enactments

      15. 83.Existing directions under former enactments

      16. 84.Public registers under former enactments

      17. 85.Recovery of expenses for disposal of radioactive waste

    4. Chapter 4 PPC

      1. 86.Existing environmental permits

      2. 87.Applications under the 2007 Regulations

      3. 88.Applications for grant of PPC permit or waste management licence

      4. 89.2007 transitional applications for grant of PPC permit, other than in relation to landfill

      5. 90.2007 transitional applications for grant of PPC permit in relation to landfill

      6. 91.2007 transitional applications for grant of PPC permit in relation to landfill: applications determined under the 2007 Regulations

      7. 92.2007 transitional applications not relating to grant of PPC permit

      8. 93.Notifications of surrender

      9. 94.Existing notices under the 2007 Regulations or former PPC or waste legislation

      10. 95.Outstanding appeals against existing notices

      11. 96.Appeals under these Regulations against existing notices

      12. 97.Decisions under the 2007 Regulations or former PPC or waste legislation

      13. 98.Outstanding appeals against decisions under the 2007 Regulations or former PPC or waste legislation

      14. 99.Appeals under these Regulations against decisions under the 2007 Regulations or former PPC or waste legislation

      15. 100.Other existing notices and instruments

      16. 101.Existing directions under the 2007 Regulations

      17. 102.Public registers

      18. 103.Existing exempt waste operations

      19. 104.Existing Part A(1) installations

      20. 105.Existing mining waste operations

    5. Chapter 5

      1. 106.Savings

      2. 107.Consequential amendments

      3. 108.Revocations

      4. 109.Repeals

  9. Signature

    1. SCHEDULE 1

      Activities, installations and mobile plant

      1. PART 1 Interpretation and application: general

      2. PART 2 Activities

    2. SCHEDULE 2

      Exempt facilities: general

    3. SCHEDULE 3

      Exempt facilities: descriptions and conditions

      1. PART 1 Exempt waste operations: descriptions and conditions (specific and general)

      2. PART 2 Exempt water discharge activities: descriptions and conditions

      3. PART 3 Exempt groundwater activities: descriptions and conditions

    4. SCHEDULE 4

      Application to the Crown

    5. SCHEDULE 5

      Environmental permits

      1. PART 1 Grant, variation, transfer and surrender of environmental permits

      2. PART 2 Compensation in relation to conditions affecting certain interests in land

    6. SCHEDULE 6

      Appeals to the appropriate authority

    7. SCHEDULE 7

      Part A installations and Part A mobile plant

    8. SCHEDULE 8

      Part B installations and Part B mobile plant

    9. SCHEDULE 9

      Waste operations

    10. SCHEDULE 10

      Landfill

    11. SCHEDULE 11

      Waste motor vehicles

    12. SCHEDULE 12

      Waste electrical and electronic equipment

    13. SCHEDULE 13

      Waste incineration

    14. SCHEDULE 14

      SED installations

    15. SCHEDULE 15

      Large combustion plants

    16. SCHEDULE 16

      Asbestos

    17. SCHEDULE 17

      Titanium dioxide

    18. SCHEDULE 18

      Petrol vapour recovery

    19. SCHEDULE 19

      Waste batteries and accumulators

    20. SCHEDULE 20

      Mining waste operations

    21. SCHEDULE 21

      Water discharge activities

    22. SCHEDULE 22

      Groundwater activities

    23. SCHEDULE 23

      Radioactive substances activities

      1. PART 1 Application

      2. PART 2 Interpretation

      3. PART 3 The Basic Safety Standards Directive

      4. PART 4 The HASS Directive

      5. PART 5 Conditions in environmental permits

    24. SCHEDULE 24

      Public registers

    25. SCHEDULE 25

      Waste and extractive waste

      1. PART 1 Interpretation

      2. PART 2 Requirements of authorities

      3. PART 3 Operations to which section 33(1)(a) of the 1990 Act does not apply: descriptions and conditions

    26. SCHEDULE 26

      Consequential amendments

      1. PART 1 Public General Acts

      2. PART 2 Subordinate legislation

    27. SCHEDULE 27

      Revocations

    28. SCHEDULE 28

      Repeals

  10. Explanatory Note