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Definition of Installations Classified for the Protection of the Environment
Any depot, construction site, factory, workshop and more generally any installation used or possessed by a moral or physical, public or private individual is regarded as a classified installation for it can pose dangers or disadvantages for :
– The neighborhood’s convenience
– Health, safety, public wholesomeness
– Nature and the environment protection
– The rational use of energy
– The preservation of monuments and sites
Some of the archaeological heritage elements
The Installation Classified are submitted to a specific regulation in conformity with the articles from the Environmental Code, Fifth Book, First title (legislative and regulatory parts) The activities involved are defined by a classification that separates them into different parts : declaration, recording or authorization based on the seriousness of the dangers or disadvantages they can constitute.
Articles L 511-1 and the following ones of the Environmental Code.
Articles R 511-9 and the following ones of the Environmental Code.
Installations Classified submitted to declaration (D)
The installations that do not pose serious dangers or disadvantages -but that has to comply with general requirements enacted by the minister in charge of Installation Classified – are submitted to declaration.
Articles L 512-8 to L 512-13 of the Environmental Code
Articles R 512-47 and the following ones of the Environmental Code
Installations Classified submitted to recording (E)
The order of June 11th, 2009 together with two Decrees from April 13th, 2010 have established a new simplified system of authorization known as ‘recording’ within the installations classified’s system. This new procedure intends to create an intermediate system between the declaration and authorization systems, when the risk is controlled.
Order n°2009-663 of June 11th, 2009 related to the recording of some Installations Classified for the Protection of the Environment, Official Newspaper of June 12th, 2009.
Decree n°2010-368 of April 13th, 2010 including various clauses related to Installations Classified for the Protection of the Environment and establishing the recording procedure applicable to some of these installations Official Newspaper of April 14th, 2010.
Decree n°2010-367 of April 13th, 2010 that modified the Installations Classified nomenclature and included some sections to the recording schem Official Newspaper of April 14th, 2010
The installations posing serious dangers or disadvantages for the interest mentioned in the Environmental Code’s article L511-1 are submitted to recording when these dangers and disadvantages may, in theory, and in view of the installations’ characteristics and potential impact, be prevented by the respect of the general requirements enacted by the minister in charge of the Installations Classified.
Articles L 512-7 and the following ones of the Environmental Code.
Articles R 512-46-1 and the following one of the Environmental Code.
Installations Classified submitted to authorization (A)
The installations posing serious dangers or disadvantages for the environment are submitted to a prefectural authorization. The authorization is then issued only if the dangers and disadvantages can be prevented by some measures specified in the authorization prefectural Decree.
Articles L 512-1 to L 512-6-1 of the Environmental Code.
Articles R 512-2 and the following ones of the Environmental Code.
Installations Classified submitted to authorization (A) and to the IPPC/IED directives (Integrated Pollution Prevention and Control / Industrial Emissions Directive).
The IPPC directive of January 15th, 2008 related to the Integrated Pollution Prevention and Control that has been redesigned by the IED directive of November 24th, 2010, impose to some major industrial installations, waste treatment installations, etc..some specific provisions.
These installations, originally listed in the appendix of the June 29th, 2004 Decree, are now recognized within the Installations Classified for the Protection of the Environment nomenclature, under rubrics 3000.
Directive n° 2008/1 of January 15th, 2008 related to the Integrated Pollution Prevention and Control (known as IPPC).
Directive n°2010/75 of November 24th, 2010 related to the industrial emissions (known as IED) Official Newspaper of the European Union of December 17th, 2010.
Decrees n°2013-374 and n°2013-375 of May 2nd, 2013 modifying the nomenclature of the Installations Classified, Official Newspaper of May 4th, 2013.
Installations Classified submitted to authorization and public easement or “Seveso” (AS)
When some authorization requests relate to an Installation Classified for the Protection of the Environment that will be implanted on a new location and that is likely to create, through danger of explosion or emanation of harmful products, some very serious risks to the safety and health of the neighbouring population and to the environment, some public easement can be imposed.
These provisions are as well applicable as a consequence of additional risks created by a new installation on an existing site, or by the modification of an existing installation requiring the delivery of a new authorization.
Articles L 515-8 to L 515-12 of the Environmental Code.
Articles R 515-24 to R 515-31 of the Environmental Code.
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