If your proposed development might affect the River Tay Special Area of Conservation (SAC), use this guidance to assist you when you are considering submitting your planning application.
The guidance relates specifically to the River Tay SAC and its qualifying interests:
- Atlantic salmon
- sea lamprey
- river lamprey
- brook lamprey
- clear-water lochs
- freshwater pearl mussels
Developers can use the checklist to work out whether a proposal is likely to have a significant effect and if further information must be submitted with the application.
Your development proposal must also consider any other relevant natural heritage interests such as protected species, such as fresh water pearl mussel – one of Scotland’s most endangered species.
Publication 2011 - River Tay SAC - Advice to developers when considering new projects which could affect the River Tay SAC
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