Waste stream(s) permitted
The quantity of waste to be burned is determined by the designated holding capacity of the appliance or appliances which have a net thermal input of less than 0.4 megawatts.
Storage and location
Waste must be securely stored on the premises where it is to be burned.
“net rated thermal input”, means the rate at which fuel can be burned at the maximum continuous rating of the appliance multiplied by the net calorific value of the fuel expressed as megawatts thermal.
What the legislation says
The full wording of the paragraph 7 exemption can be found in Schedule 2 of the Waste Management Licensing Regulations (Northern Ireland) 2003.
Relevant Objectives in relation to the disposal or recovery of waste are given in paragraph 4 of Schedule 3 to the Regulations.
Should you have any queries in relation to your application please contact:-
Forms and guidance
- Paragraph 7 guidance
- General guidance
- you can also use the apply online facility