Air Emissions Licence

Industrial plants that release emissions into the atmosphere such as bitumen plants and small scale thermal plants must apply to the local authority for a licence.

Local Authorities are empowered under the Air Pollution Acts (Licensing of Industrial Plant) Regulations 1988 ( to license certain classes of activities which may give rise to air emissions. Activities qualifying for an Air Emissions License are listed in Schedule 3 of the Air Pollution Act 1987 and it is the responsibility of Carlow County Council to control and condition such activities.

To make an enquiry in relation to air emissions licence please contact the Environment Section on 059 9136231 or email