Environmental guidance for your business in Northern Ireland & Scotland

Pest control

Pest control sector guidance

This environmental guidance is for businesses that are involved in controlling pests. Pests include rodents, wasps, bees, fleas, moles, rabbits and birds.

Find out how to:

  • dispose of animal carcasses from traps
  • use pesticides and fumigants safely
  • avoid causing pollution from spills of pesticides, poisons or baits.

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Permits

NIEA - Apply online

SEPA - Application forms