Service status

A sophisticated criminal cyber-attack has had a major impact on the way SEPA works. We are working through all the services that we provide to understand what we need to do in the short and longer term to restore services. We are approaching this work with a sense of urgency.

See our Authorisation and permits page for details on available application processes. 

SEPA guidance

Please contact us before progressing any applications. 

PART A installations

A series of documents designed to guide industry through monitoring:

PART B installations

The guide provides information on how the PPC regime will operate for Part B in Scotland, including:

  • How to find out if you fall under the PPC Regulations;
  • How to make an application;
  • How to vary a permit under PPC;
  • How your applications will be treated; and
  • What various terms within the regulations actually mean

Associated with this guide are a number of supplementary guidance notes covering certain aspects of PPC in more detail. These are:

Additional guidance

Best available techniques

Application forms