Use this application form if you intend to; store and compost biodegradable waste; chip, shred cut or pulverise waste for the purpose of composting at the place where the composting is to be carried out; and screen waste which has been composted; under Paragraph 13, Schedule 2, Part I, of the Waste Management Licensing Regulations (Northern Ireland) 2003 (as amended), under an exemption from waste management licensing

Before you start

  • There is a £725.00 fee
  • You will need a credit card or debit card to pay. A BACS transfer option is also available and a copy of the Departments bank details can be made available on request

You'll need to provide copies of the following:

  • Proof of occupancy / entitlement
  • Site location plan or map
  • Pollution risk assessment
  • Working plan
  • Landowner consent form

You may also need to provide consents of the following:

  • Occupant
  • Partnership

 You will be prompted to login / register with the DAERA Central Authentication Service.


Additional information

For further information on Paragraph 13, please click on the link below




The composting and storage of biodegradable waste.

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