Local Planning Authorities (LPA) are duty-bound to assess the impact of all plans and projects on biodiversity, and more specifically on protected and notable species and habitats (such as badgers, invasive species, and native woodlands). Often the simplest starting point in many planning applications is to complete a Preliminary Ecological Appraisal (PEA). This survey comprisesContinue reading “The Planner and the PEA”
You might be wondering what a bat survey is, and why you need to do one.
Perhaps an existing consultant, planning authority or statutory body has told you that you can’t progress your project until you provide a bat survey report and you’re now questioning what on Earth all that means.
Well, hopefully this blog will help!