Environmental guidance for your business in Northern Ireland & Scotland
Before you start operating a landfill site, you must have a pollution prevention and control (PPC) permit from either:
Your PPC permit will specify standards you must achieve to reduce or prevent pollution. It will identify requirements for the site's design, construction, operation and aftercare.
You need to fill in an application form if you want to:
Many landfill sites no longer accept waste but you may still hold a PPC permit or waste management licence that you must comply with to prevent pollution. See the page in this guideline: Closed landfill sites
You have to pay a charge with your application.
Pollution prevention and control permits for landfill sites
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