Form

Gulls: licence to control them to conserve other birds

Apply for a licence to control gulls for conservation purposes.

Documents

Licence application form to control gulls for conservation (A36)

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Report your actions under this licence

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Detail

You need to include details of:

  • the species of gull
  • the activity you plan to carry out
  • which species will be conserved by you taking action
  • how other species will be conserved by you taking action
  • how you’ll monitor the effects on the target species

Licences are free. Allow up to 15 working days for a licensing decision to be made.

Report your actions

You need to report any action taken under this licence to Natural England using the report form on this page. You should complete the report no later than 2 weeks after your licence expires, even if you’ve taken no action.

You can report your actions and renew the licence using the same form.