Section 61 Control of Pollution Act 1974 Dispensation application form

A dispensation is a formal application that applies to section 61 consents and applies to use of alternative items or use of additional items of plant are to be used, despite BPM being employed, which results in overall noise levels exceeding those given in the application, an application for a dispensation should be made.

Working hours, work duration, over-runs, and major changes to methodology (major items of plant) would fall within this process. It should be applied for at least 5 working days in advance of its planned occurrence, but earlier where possible.

If a there are required changes of a minor nature which are not expected to affect the overall predicted noise levels presented in this application, then a variation must be sought.


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