Planning and Development
Guidance and good practice on ways to assess and reduce impacts on protected animals, protected areas, landscapes and more.
Find out how we engage with the planning system and when to consult us
If the natural heritage is to be looked after as an investment for the future it is important that people across Scotland are aware of its value to our economy
Some projects have to go through a formal environmental process. Find out about our role and how we can help you.
Find out more about our views on different types of renewable energy and their possible impacts.
Find out more about our role in marine aquaculture.
Find out more about our role in marine planning and protecting the marine environment.
Supporting the better planning and management of local green space, paths and landscapes as a key element of better place-making
Contact information for SNH Area offices and staff in Planning and Renewables Unit