This publication is aimed at those involved in planning and development which may affect barn owls, with chapters covering problems facing the species, legislation, barn conversions, site surveys, planning applications, and protection prior, during and after construction.
it has now been withdrawn by Natural England but still provides useful information.
This is part of our Good Practice Guidance for birds, produced by Keith Ross and James Latham.
Reference: English Nature (2002). Barn owls on site: a guide for developers and planners, 2nd Edition. English Nature, Peterborough.