Scotland

SNH Capacity Building Training – Planning related staff at Clydeplan Authorities

Sc0ttish Natural Heritage Capacity Building Training – Planning related staff at Clydeplan Authorities

3rd June 2019 : 09.30 – 13.15

The training is to develop the capacity & knowledge base of local authority staff around the topic areas of:

– Protected Species , when surveys needed, relevant legislation

– Planning Applications , relevant issues when designated sites might be affected (including when to consult)

– HRA’s , Assessment of significant impact & appropriate mitigation of impacts

– Landscape assessment / character

– Peatland

– Biodiversity

Other topics will be included as time allows, however it is intended to also cover Ancient Woodland & Forestry.

There will be time for Questions to the SNH staff present.

Places on this training course are limited to Planning and associated staff from the following Councils : West Dunbartonshire, Renfrewshire, East Renfrewshire, South Lanarkshire, Inverclyde & East Dunbartonshire. It is planned that other Councils will be included in further training sessions.