Pollution prevention and control

Information on how pollution is controlled in the district

Pollution prevention and control - PPC

North Devon Council must, by law, regulate certain types of factory and other activities such as dry cleaners. This is to reduce any pollution they may cause and, in particular, to help improve air quality.

Businesses which operate these premises must have a permit.

The council decides whether or not to give a permit to an operator. The permit states the ways in which pollution is to be minimised.

Details of all Permitted Processes are placed on a public register.