Waste stream(s) permitted
The waste types you can use are listed in Table 8, Schedule 2 of the Waste Management Licensing Regulations (Northern Ireland) 2003 (as amended).
The waste must be used in accordance with the planning permission granted (if required) and must not exceed the dimensions of the final cross sections. The relevant planning permission, planning drawings and cross-sections must be submitted with the paragraph 19 exemption application.
Storage and location
Waste may be stored on a site where relevant work is taking place or is to take place and can be stored for a period not exceeding 3 months. No more than 20,000 tonnes of waste consisting of road planings and roadbase, which are to be used for the purposes of construction, maintenance or improvement, to be carried on elsewhere, may be stored.
The waste must be suitable for the purposes of the relevant work.
The waste must be used in accordance with any planning permission where such permission is required.
- "relevant work” means work for the purposes of construction, maintenance or improvement of:
- a building, road, railway, airport, dock or other transport facility
- recreational facilities
- a waterway
- but does not include any work involving land reclamation
What the legislation says
The full wording of the Paragraph 19 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 19 specific guidance
- General guidance
- you can also apply online here