Do you want to use a (former) limestone quarry in the province of Limburg for extracting limestone? Or do you want the use the quarry for a different purpose (for instance, for a hospitality business)? You need a licence from the provincial authority.
Mining permit for extracting limestone
Do you want to extract limestone or marl? You need to apply for a mining permit for extracting limestone (marl) to the province of Limburg. The permit states when and for how long you may use the quarry and for which purpose.
Mining permit for other purposes
Do you want to use the limestone quarry for other purposes? For instance for:
- (guided) tours
- mushroom cultivation
- cultural-historical research
- bat census
You need to apply for a mining permit for other purposes to the province of Limburg. The permit specifies when and for how long you may use the quarry and for which purpose.
Online application procedure via Message Box
You can submit your permit application digitally with the province of Limburg via Message Box. Message Box is a secure email system that enables entrepreneurs to exchange digital messages with Dutch government agencies.