Under regulations 9 and 10 of the Environmental Management and Pollution Control (General) Regulations 2017, the Board of the Environment Protection Authority has powers to grant ongoing partial remissions of the permit annual fee for an activity if certain requirements are met. The Board has delegated the relevant powers to the Director.
The Annual Fee Remission Guidelines describe the detailed requirements of the Board in relation to annual fee remissions. The Guidelines also describe the various sub-categories of remission, the application process, requirements for continuing eligibility after a remission has been granted, and circumstances under which a remission may be revoked.
Annual Fee Remission Guidelines (270Kb)
Application forms are available as follows:
Variable Fee Exemption Application Form (55Kb)
Low Risk Determination Application Form (36Kb)
Statutory Declarations information is available through this link at the Department of Justice.
There is a public register of annual fee remissions granted by the EPA under regulations 9 and 10 of the General Fees Regulations. The register is available here.