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Posted by Hannah Maben - BSc (Hons) MIEEM on 26/09/2011

It is now necessary for any proposed development in Dorset that affects a bat roost to obtain a Certificate of Approval from the Dorset County Council's Natural Environment Team prior to submitting a planning application.  This requires the following above and beyond bat surveys, impact assessment (pre-planning) and Natural England licence applications (post-planning):