Statutory guidance

SR2015 No 31: channel habitat structure made of natural materials

Standard rules for channel habitat structures made of natural materials occupying up to 100 metres of a main river.

Documents

SR2015 No 31: channel habitat structure made of natural materials

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Generic risk assessment for SR2015 No 31

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Details

These rules allow you to install habitat structures made of natural materials occupying up to 100m of a main river.

The structures must occupy less than:

  • half the width of the watercourse
  • 100m length of the watercourse
  • a quarter of the bank height

These rules do not allow the activity within:

  • 8 metres of flood defences
  • 50 metres of other manmade structures located in or on the watercourse
  • the fish breeding season
Published 6 April 2016