Cononsyth Farms Limited: Cononsyth Free Range Layer Unit - PPC Permit Application

Closed 19 May 2022

Opened 21 Apr 2022

Results updated 26 May 2022

SEPA has issued a Permit to Cononsyth Farm Limited following their application to operate an installation on a site at Cononsyth Free Range Egg Farm, Arbroath, on 26 May 2022.  The full permit is available below.



It is part of SEPA’s remit to maintain a high-quality environment by setting permit conditions which limit the impacts associated with installations operating under Pollution Prevention and Control (PPC) Part A regulations.

Application details

We received an application from Cononsyth Farms Limited, Cononsyth Free Range Layer Unit for a new permit to operate an installation PPC permit PPC/A/5001100 to intensively rear free range laying hens.

A summary of their application is available below:

Why your views matter

SEPA have assessed the application and has drafted new permit conditions. These, along with the decision document, are available below:

This is your opportunity to let us know your views on the proposed conditions. The consultation will be open for 28 days from date of publication. SEPA will consider any comments received between 21 April 2022 and 19 May 2022 before issuing the final decision.

Your comments will be published unless you ask us not to, in which case we will publish a note saying that we received a response but have not made it publicly available.

What happens next

SEPA will consider any comments received during the consultation period between 21 April 2022 and 19 May 2022 before issuing the final deision.  If no comments are received, SEPA will issue the final decision no later than 26 May 2022 and issued documents will be published here. 

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