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Give notice and get consent for a planned activity on a SSSI

Owners and occupiers should use this form to give notice of a planned activity on a site of special scientific interest (SSSI) that needs Natural England’s permission.

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As the owner or occupier of a SSSI, you must give notice and get Natural England’s permission (consent) before you:

  • carry out a planned activity on it
  • allow someone else to carry out a planned activity on it

Follow the guidance on managing your land on a SSSI to find out:

  • when you need consent
  • how to get advice
  • how to give notice

Use this form to give notice of the planned activity. You may include:

  • a map of the site
  • routes vehicles might take to complete the work
  • materials and chemicals you’ll need to use

Natural England may ask you for more details, where necessary.

Send your completed form by email

Email your completed form to protectedsites@naturalengland.org.uk.

If your land is in a land management scheme, such as Countryside Stewardship or Environmental Stewardship, you must attach a copy of your agreement.

Published 2 June 2015
Last updated 8 April 2020 + show all updates
  1. Single point of email contact.

  2. Details of where to send the consent notice form has changed.

  3. Updated version of form.

  4. First published.