Common land guidance sheet 8: SSSI and European sites

Sites of Special Scientific Interest and other European Conservation Sites


Common Land Guidance Sheet 8

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It is strongly recommended that you carry out informal consultation on all proposals affecting common land. This is particularly important where land is also designated as a Site of Special Scientific Interest (SSSI) because SSSIs are subject to their own special statutory protections.

Published 1 January 2015
Last updated 14 September 2018 + show all updates
  1. Guidance sheet updated with links to other guidance and legislation
  2. First published.