Waste stream(s) permitted
Waste railway ballast
Keeping or deposit of ballast must be on the land where it is produced.
The total amount of waste kept or deposited at that place must not exceed 10 tonnes for each metre of track from which the ballast derives.
The exemption only applies to the keeping or deposit of waste by an establishment or undertaking where the waste kept or deposited is the establishment or undertaking’s own waste.
- “Operational Land” has the meaning given by Article 2 of the Planning (General Development) Order (Northern Ireland) 1993.
What the legislation says
The full wording of the paragraph 34 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 34 guidance
- General guidance
- you can also use the apply online facility