Planning & Permitting

AC Environmental provide a comprehensive service to manage the complete application process, from the initial planning pre-application to the preparation, submission of the environmental permit application ato handling post-submission queries.

Typically, the services provided at the planning stage would include:

  • Ongoing liaison with the Planning Authority and relevant Statutory Consultees;
  • Scoping and preparation of Environmental Statement;
  • Provision of advice on regulatory compliance;
  • Completion of application documentation;
  • Preparation of responses to post-application queries.

Usually Permit Applications follow on from receipt of planning permission although a Permit Application can be made whilst a planning Application is being determined but would not be issued until Planning is awarded.

The works that we provide to submit a Permit application include:

  • Ongoing liaison with Environment Agency/Local Authority and relevant Statutory Consultees; 
  • Provision of advice on compliance with Environmental Permitting Regulations;
  • Preparation of a Site Working Plan, Site Risk Assessment and associated application documentation;
  • Ongoing liaison with equipment/plant manufacturers and suppliers;
  • Preparation of all supporting documentation, including, as appropriate, Application Site Report, EP OPRA Assessments, site-specific supporting information document and completion of electronic and paper application forms;
  • Advice on regulatory compliance issues;
  • Preparation of responses to post-application queries;
  • Provision of a follow-up service to prepare the subsequent Permit Improvement Programme reports and assessments, including, as required, the Site Protection and Monitoring Programme, Accident Management Plan, Odour Management Plan, completion of annual returns, COTC Cover;
Planning and Permitting

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01782 308 444