The Environmental Agency is contracted as an enforcement authority for HM Government of Gibraltar in the fields of environmental and public health. The Agency is responsible to the Minister for the Environment and plays an important role in delivering the environmental policies of HM Government of Gibraltar.

Some of the areas the agency is closely involved with are food hygiene and safety, the abatement of statutory nuisances, monitoring of air, drinking and bathing water quality, the control of dust, waste management, monitoring of building applications and investigation of infectious diseases. The Agency is also the competent authority for the issue of Hawkers and Pedlars Licences. Some activities overseen by the agency require licensing or registration, these are listed below:-

  • Waste handling/dealing
  • Scrap Metal handling/dealing
  • Importation of milk and water
  • Food premises
  • Importation of meat or meat products
  • Skin piercing/tattooing
  • Any activity where dust might be generated

Environmental Agency officers take an active part in health and environmental promotion campaigns throughout the year and visit schools and give presentations to interested parties. They are also involved in the delivery of training in the following areas:

  • Food Safety
  • Health & Safety at Work
  • Environmental Principles


Access all of the relevant Environmental Agency forms on our website.

Contact Us:

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