Natural England consent for work in Sites of Special Scientific Interest: operations note 27

How to get Natural England’s consent for works on or near a Site of Special Scientific Interest (SSSI) when you apply for a felling licence or woodland grant agreement.


Operations note 27


This note also applies to felling permissions sought as part of Woodland Management Plans prepared for Forestry Commission approval.

This is a 3-page guide covering:

  • background
  • making your application
  • completing your Supplementary Notice of Operations on SSSIs
  • sources of further advice

Additional resources and information

Published 2 November 2017
Last updated 15 August 2019 + show all updates
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