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Will you be responsible for the operation of a proposed construction site in Scotland? If so, you should be aware […]
Will you be responsible for the operation of a proposed construction site in Scotland?
If so, you should be aware of a change in the Water Environment (Controlled Activities) (Scotland) Regulations 2011 (CAR) that came into effect on 01 September 2018. Construction sites may now need to obtain a Construction Site Licence, under CAR, prior to commencing work – you can read full details here.
Regulated by the Scottish Environment Protection Agency (SEPA), you may require a Complex CAR licence if your construction site will:
This licence will require the holder to adhere to a Pollution Prevention Plan that SEPA has reviewed and must consider:
Our team of experienced professionals can support you throughout the course of the licence application, including site drainage design, preparation of a Pollution Prevention Plan and submission of applications.
We can also help streamline the process by liaising on your behalf with SEPA. Our regular work with them means that we have a deep understanding of their expectations and requirements.