England Coast Path in the north west of England

Request SSSI consent advice


SSSI consent advice request form

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Natural England can provide charged advice on the more complex aspects of carrying out works on or near SSSIs. This is also known as ‘discretionary advice’. It can:

  • help you review your survey results
  • advise on your mitigation strategies to reduce damage to the environment
  • advise on drafting your consent application
  • help if you need advice within 28 working days

Fill in the advice request form and email it to ProtectedSites@naturalengland.org.uk

Contact your SSSI adviser as soon as possible if you need advice quickly.

You’ll normally get this advice before you apply for consent.

See Sites of special scientific interest: managing your land for more details.

Published 1 November 2016

Last updated 8 April 2020
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