The Environmental Protection Act 1990 (EPA), Part I, introduced the responsibility for Local Air Pollution Control (LAPC) to all local authorities in England and Wales. This Act and subsequent Regulations effectively created two lists (Part A and Part B) of industrial activities, which require a permit to operate.
Part A activities are the responsibility of the Environment Agency and controls relate to emissions to land, water and air. Part B activities are subject to control by local authorities and controls relate only to emissions to air. The aim of this system of authorising operators, with appropriate conditions, is to encourage the use of best available techniques not entailing excessive costs to reduce any emission to air that may have a harmful effect on human health or the environment.
The European Directive of 1996 on Integrated Pollution Prevention and Control was affected in the United Kingdom by the Pollution Prevention and Control Act 1999. Under this legislation, Part I of the EPA was repealed once all existing activities had been transferred to the new scheme as specified in the Pollution Prevention and Control (England and Wales) Regulations 2000 (as amended).
These regulations introduced new Part A1 and Part A2 categories. Activities within these A1 and A2 installations are controlled through a single permitting procedure designed to protect the environment. All emissions to air, water and land, together with a range of other environmental effects defined as emissions (e.g. noise and vibration), are considered together. Part A2 installations are regulated by local authorities in addition to their Part B responsibilities. For information on Part A1 installations, please contact the Environment Agency.
Part B installations remain subject to controls over emissions to air only.
The Environmental Permitting Regulations came into force on 6 April 2008. Since this date, all permits have been known as Environmental Permits.
The Environmental Protection team currently holds a register of all permits held in Stratford-on-Avon District.
For further information, please see the DEFRA guidance on Local Authority Pollution Control (LAPC).
You can also view guidance notes on the application process.
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