Date lodged: 18 June 2018
To ask the Scottish Government what guidance Scottish Natural Heritage provides to planning authorities regarding the process that they should follow when considering planning applications for projects in which there are concerns that the proposals might adversely affect (a) Natura sites, (b) Ramsar sites and (c) sites of special scientific interest (SSSIs).
Answered by: Mairi Gougeon 13 July 2018
Scottish Natural Heritage (SNH) provides a range of guidance documents regarding the handling of plans or projects which might affect protected areas in Scotland. This material is provided on SNH’s website ( www.nature.scot ).