Environmental Information Regulations

If you would like information about the environment, e.g. information about land development, pollution levels, energy production or waste management, you can make a request under Environmental Information Regulations.

Further advice on what constitutes Environmental Information can be found on the Environment Information Regulations ico website.

To make an EIR request either complete the access to Environmental Information Regulations Form. Please be aware, there may be associated costs with making an application and you will be made aware once an application has been reviewed. For reference, any fees applicable can be found below


The council may apply charges to access Environmental Information.

Staff Time - £30/hour (incl VAT)

Charges for materials -

Photocopying (black and white)

  • A4 sheet £0.12 (incl VAT)
  • A3 sheet £0.24 (incl VAT)
  • A0 sheet £1.32 (incl VAT)

Photocopying (colour)

  • A4 sheet £0.24 (incl VAT)
  • A3 sheet £0.60 (incl VAT)
  • A0 sheet £2.04 (incl VAT)

Printing (black and white) per hour £54.13 (incl VAT)

Printing (colour) per hour £54.13 (incl VAT)

CD's per hour £29.62 (incl VAT) - (if information is held electronically)

Converting to electronic or microfiche - actual cost

Postage - actual cost