Dry cleaning permits

Dry cleaning uses solvents and volatile organic compounds which are air pollutants and harmful to humans and the environment. This is why you need a permit from us to operate a dry cleaning machine in Islington.

Operating without a permit is an offence with a maximum unlimited penalty and/or five years' imprisonment.

  • Apply for a new permit

    If you are starting a dry cleaning establishment in Islington you must apply for a permit from us.

  • Variations to a permit

    What to do if you are making changes that may affect your dry cleaning permit

  • Transfer a permit

    If you are selling or buying a dry cleaning business you must transfer the dry cleaning permit