Consultation on Marine Licensing Applications - charges for monitoring and for varying licences

Closed 5 Sep 2013

Opened 12 Jul 2013


Marine licensing applications: charges for monitoring and for varying licences.

Consultation start: 12/07/13

Consultation end: 05/09/13

We are seeking your views on proposals to extend the Marine Management Organisation's (MMO) ability to recover the costs it occurs in dealing with licence applications under Part 4 of the Marine and Coastal Access Act 2009 (MCAA).

This consultation is relevant to those who have a marine licence interest.

The government proposes to make an Order under section 4 of the Public Bodies Act to change the MMO's charging powers. 

Please use the email link given in our Consultation Letter to send your response as the link shown in Give Us Your View is not working. 

What happens next

We will summarise all responses and place this summary on our website when the consultation has ended. This summary will include a list of names of organisations that responded but not people's names,addresses or other contact details.


  • Environmental campaigners
  • Fishermen
  • SME businesses
  • Energy suppliers
  • Water suppliers
  • Shellfish Cultivators


  • Marine licensing