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Badgers: licence to interfere with setts during archaeological digs (A26 and LR26)

Apply for a licence to interfere with a badger sett during an archaeological dig.

Documents

Interfere with badger setts for archaeological purposes: licence application form (A26)

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Report your actions (LR26)

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Details

Use the form (A26) to apply for a licence to interfere with badger setts:

  • during archaeological investigations
  • to preserve a scheduled monument

Send your completed form to Natural England using the details on the form.

You must state clearly how:

  • the proposed development work will interfere with the badger setts
  • you’ll carry out any mitigation work

Licences are free. Natural England will decide whether to issue a licence within 30 working days of receiving your application.

How to report your actions

You must report any actions you took using this licence on the report form (LR26) on this page. You must report no later than 2 weeks after your licence expires, even if you’ve taken no action. Send your completed form by post or email to Natural England using the details on the form.

You can also use the report form to renew your licence.

Published 6 October 2014
Last updated 2 April 2015 + show all updates
  1. Updated version of application and report forms added.
  2. First published.