SNH Capacity Building Training: Planning related staff in SW Scotland


Scottish Natural Heritage Capacity Building Training – Planning related staff in Southwest Scotland

This 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

– Biodiversity

Other topics will be included as time allows.

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

This is a morning event running from 09.30 to 13.15.

The event is intended for staff of Local Authorities within the Southwest of Scotland.