Waste stream(s) permitted
Clean wood, straw, vegetable waste and animal carcasses2
The total amount of waste burned must not exceed 50 kg per hour in an incinerator which has a net rated thermal input of less than 0.3 megawatts.
Storage and location
Waste must be securely stored at the place of production.
- ”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 and expressed as megawatts thermal.
- Wastes not controlled by the European Council Directive 2000/76/EC (WID).
What the legislation says
The full wording of the paragraph 29 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.
If you think that you can meet the requirements of the paragraph 29 exemption and wish to proceed with the registration please contact:-
Forms and guidance
- Simple exemption application form
- Paragraph 29 guidance
- General guidance
- you can also use the Apply Online facility