CAR/L/1004085 - MOWI Scotland Limited: North Shore West MPFF

Closed 18 Jan 2024

Opened 13 Dec 2023

Results updated 19 Feb 2024

SEPA granted the permit variation CAR/L/1004085 on 19 February 2024

CAR/L/1004085 VAR01
CAR/L/1004085 EMP


It is part of SEPA’s remit to protect the marine environment. We regulate finfish farms through permits that limit the pollutants discharged to the water environment and, where appropriate, the amount of water which can be abstracted.

If you have an interest in this application please tell us by completing the following questions and submitting them to us by 18 January 2024.

Application details

We received an application from MOWI Scotland Limited, on 24 October 2023 for a variation to an existing licence.

The application form provided by the applicant is available below. 

Form G
Map of Site Location
Map of Site Location (50000 scale)
HG Report ID219 - Hydrographic Data 
HG Report ID218 - Hydrographic Data
HG Report ID194 - Hydrographic Data
Bath Modelling Report - Azamethiphos Dispersion Modelling
Hydrodynamic Model Description

The applicant will place an advert in the national and local press. You have until 18 January 2024 to submit your views.  

Why your views matter

This is your opportunity to let us know about any risks you believe the development will have on:

  • the water environment, including potential impacts to marine life;
  • the interests of users of the water environment, resulting from the proposed increased discharge of:
    • Medicine residues.


How we will manage responses

At the end of the consultation, we will publish all comments. You can tell us within the consultation if you do not want your comment published. If this is the case, we will publish a note saying that we received a response but have not made it publicly available.

We will write to everyone who responded to the consultation and provided contact details, outlining the feedback received, how it has been taken into account and our proposed decision.  If you disagree with our decision, you will be given the opportunity to request that Scottish Ministers ‘call-in’ the application for their determination.

Scottish Minister may agree to call-in an application if: 

  • The representation provides clear reason for the objection, supported by evidence, and
  • The objection relates to material considerations raised during determination of the application.

The full criteria for Ministerial consideration are listed on

The final decision will be published on this website along with the authorisation, if granted.


  • Local Authorities
  • Responsible Authorities
  • Fisheries
  • Aquaculture
  • Public
  • Water
  • Local community


  • Water Environment (Controlled Activities) (Scotland) regulations: finfish aquaculture
  • Permit application