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Environmental Permits

A free and open-source service making it easy for citizens and conservationists to understand environmental permissions granted in the UK

For most environmentally significant activities, whether cutting down a tree, burning waste, interfering with wildlife or prospecting for oil, you must first be granted a permit by Her Majesty’s Government.


These permits are issued by a variety of bodies, such as The Environment Agency, Natural England, DEFRA, The Oil & Gas Authority, and local authorities.

Together they form the foundation for all conservation work in the UK.

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Environmental Permit Data Service: Phase II

Project Update: October 2022

The discovery phase of the project is now complete, and the team is moving on to the next phase of our work - building more features that will make the service useful for different groups of people including caseworkers, policymakers, researchers, journalists, activists and local residents. 

Read our latest project update here.

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Meet the Team

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Edward Saperia

Director

Dean, Newspeak House

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Sym Roe

CTO

Founder, Democracy Club

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James Knight

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Previously Mosaic Ventures, Rocketspace

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Anna Powell-Smith

Advisory Board Member

Founder The Centre for Public Data

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Francis Irving

Advisory Board Member

Founder Public Whip, ScraperWiki

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Amit Kohli

Advisory Board Member

Data Director ACDI/VOCA

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Adam Shorland

Advisory Board Member

Tech Lead Wikidata

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Giselle Cory

Advisory Board Member

Executive Director DataKind UK

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Daniel Kwiatkowski

Advisory Board Member

Founder Charitybase.uk

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Andrew Harding

Advisory Board Member

Senior Policy & Technology Advisor CDEI

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Kirsty Styles

Advisory Board Member

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Francis Davey

Advisory Board Member

Anderson Law LLP