Introduction of Charges for Great Crested Newt and Badger Licences for Development

Natural England has confirmed that they will start charging for Great Crested Newt mitigation licences on the 17th February.

This will include all new applications and modification requests received with effect from 17 February 2020 unless the licence is issued for a purpose which is exempt from charges.

Charges for badger licences for development purposes will be introduced in the spring, in time for the 2020 season.

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