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Environmental Permits - Fees and Charges 

Local Authority Integrated Pollution Prevention and Control | Local Authority Pollution Prevention and Control | Local Authority Pollution Prevention and Control Mobile Plant Charges.

Environmental Permitting Regulations 2010, Permits (Statutory Charges):

Local Authority Integrated Pollution Prevention and Control

NB - every subsistence charge in the table below includes the additional £99 charge to cover LA extra costs in dealing with reporting under the E-PRTR Regulation. 

Type of Charge Local Authority Element 2015/2016  
Application      £3218  
Additional fee for operating without a permit

     £1137

 
Annual Subsistence - LOW      £1384  
Annual Subsistence - MEDIUM      £1541  
Annual Subsistence - HIGH

     £2233

 

Late Payment fee (2)      £   50  
Substantial Variation      £1309  
Transfer      £ 225  
Partial Transfer      £ 668  
Surrender      £ 668  

KEY:  Subsistence charges can be paid in four equal quarterly instalments paid on 1st April, 1st July, 1st October and 1st January.  Where paid quarterly the total amount payable to the local authority will be increased by £36.

Newspaper advertisements

Newspaper adverts may be required under EPR at the discretion of the LA as part of the consultation process when considering an application (see Chapter 9 of the General Guidance Manual).  This will be undertaken and paid for by the LA and the charging scheme contains a provision for the LA to recoup its costs.

(2) applies when an invoice remains unpaid 8 weeks from the date the invoice was issued.

Environmental Agency Subsistence Fees for Discharge to Controlled Water 2015/2016

Charge Band Charge Applicability
A £2270

Where permit conditions contain numerical water discharge limits other than for the pollutants or parameters listed in bands B and C

B £ 760 Where permit conditions contain numerical water discharge limits for BOD, COD (1) or ammonia
C £ 222 Where permit conditions contain numerical limits for water flow, volume, suspended solids, pH, temperature, or oil or grease
D £  66 Where conditions are included in a permit which do not fall within any of the descriptions in bands A-C (e.g. descriptive conditions)

There is no extra fee payable to the Environment Agency where quarterly payments are made.

Local Authority Pollution Prevention and Control

Application Fees

Type of Process 2015/2016
Standard Process £1579.00
Additional fee for operating without a permit £1137.00
Reduced fee activities (except Vehicle refinishers) £148.00
PVR I & II combined £246.00
Vehicle refinishers (VRs) £346.00
Reduced fee activities: Additional fee for operating without a permit £68.00
Mobile plant ** (e.g. screening and crushing/cement batching etc) £1579.00
Mobile Screening and Crushing Plant - for the 3rd to 7th applications £943.00
Mobile screening and Crushing Plant - for the 8th and subsequent applications £477.00

Where an application for any of the above is for a combined Part B and waste application, ADD an extra £297 to the above amounts

** Not using Simplified Permit


Annual Subsistence Charge

Type of Process 2015/2016
Standard Process LOW £739.00 (+99)*
Standard Process MEDIUM £1111.00(+149)*
Standard Process HIGH £1672.00(+198)*
Reduced fee activities Low/Med/High  £76/£151/£227
PVR I & II combined £108/£216/£326
Vehicle refinishers Low/Med/High £218/£349/£524
Mobile Screening and Crushing Plant - for 1st and 2nd permits Low/Med/High ** £618/£989/£1484
Mobile Screening and Crushing Plant - for the 3rd to 7th authorisations Low/Med/High ** £368/£590/£884
Mobile Screening and Crushing Plant - for the 8th and subsequent authorisations Low/Med/High ** £189/£302/£453
Late Payment fee(1) (New)  £50
* the additional amounts in brackets must be charged where a permit is for a combined Part B and waste installation                           
Where a Part B installation is subject to reporting under the E-PRTR Regulations, ADD an extra £99 to the above amounts  

** Not using Simplified Permits

(1) applies when an invoice remains unpaid 8 weeks from the date the invoice was issued.

Reduced fee activities are: Service Stations, Vehicle Refinishers, Dry Cleaners and Small Waste Oil Burners under 0.4MW

Transfer and Surrender

Type of Process 2015/2016
Standard Process Transfer £162.00
Standard Process Partial Transfer £476.00
New operator at low risk reduced fee activity £75.00
Surrender: all Part B activities £0.00
Reduced fee activities: transfer £0.00
Reduced fee activities: partial transfer £45.00

Temporary transfer for mobiles

 

Type of Process 2015/2016
First Transfer £51.00
Repeat following enforcement or warning £51.00

Substantial Change

Type of Process 2015/2016
Standard Process £1005.00
Standard process where the substantial change results in a new PPC activity £1579.00
Reduced fee activities £98.00

Local Authority Pollution Prevention and Control Mobile Plant (Not using simplified permits) Charges for 2015/2016

Number of Authorisations Application Fee 2012/2013

Subsistence Fee 2012/2013

   

  Low Medium High
1 £1579.00 £618.00 £989.00 £1484.00
2 £1579.00 £618.00 £989.00 £1484.00
3 £943.00 £368.00 £590.00 £884.00
4 £943.00 £368.00 £590.00 £884.00
5 £943.00 £368.00 £590.00 £884.00
6 £943.00 £368.00 £590.00 £884.00
7 £943.00 £368.00 £590.00 £884.00
8 and over £477.00 £189.00 £302.00 £453.00
Copy of authorisation application £1 for first page and 10p for every following page.  Subject to V

   

Port Health Water Sampling Fees

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Ship Sanitation Inspection Fees

Ships up to 1000  tonnes                                       £  90.00

Ships from 1001 to 3000 gross tonnage                £125.00

Ships from 3,001 to 10,000 gross tonnage            £190.00

Ships from 10,001 to 20,000 gross tonnage          £245.00

Ships from 20,001 to 30,000 gross tonnage          £320.00

Ships over 30,000 gross tonnage                           £375.00

Vessels with 50-1000 persons                               £375.00

Vessels with > 1000 persons                                 £640.00

Extensions to SSC’s will be charged at £60.00

Water samples (if required)

- As part of ship sanitation inspection  £68.00 plus VAT

- On request of the Master of Agent      £84.00 plus VAT

Extra charges, based on actual costs may be added for expenses incurred, such as *launch hire; *out-of-hours duty; travel and extended or re-inspections of ships due to ‘Control Measures’.

   * subject to availability