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This online course is a pre-recorded webinar on video. Playing time 3 hours 38 mins.

Course outline: This course will be taught by an experienced ecologist from Ecology Training UK who also has experience of working in planning departments. The course is aimed at ecological consultants who want to gain a better understanding of the planning system.

As ecological consultants we often work within the framework of the planning system. This course will help you to understand how the planning system works, how you can work better within it to help your clients, and how you can ensure that your ecological survey reports contribute to the planning process.

It will cover the following topics:

  • The planning process
  • Strategic planning
  • Planning legislation
  • Planning conditions
  • Section 106 agreements
  • Consultation zones (wildlife)
  • Local authority obligations
  • New permitted development rules
  • Reports and consultant duties
  • Mitigation and monitoring


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