Information and notes to assist with completing the appeal form.
Form to be completed when making an appeal.
Information note outlining the transitional arrangements with the introduction of the Forestry and Land Management (Scotland) Act 2018 and associated Regulations on April 1st 2019.
Template letter and form for an application to revise felling permission conditions.
Template letter and form for an application to vary a felling permission.
A Felling Permission is often required where the felling of trees is being undertaken. A Felling Permission provides legal authority to fell the trees covered by the permission and may include conditions for example to ensure trees are replanted. This guidance also explains your responsibilities as an applicant and sets out Scottish Forestry’s responsibilities under the 2018 Act.
Form to be completed when making a felling permission application. This document is the PDF version.
Form to be completed when making a felling permission application. This document is the word version.
This note gives further advice on how best to plan forestry operations and recreational activities in woodlands to avoid causing damage or disturbance to protected wild birds in Scotland.
This note gives initial guidance on the implications for forestry of changes to be made under the Conservation (Natural Habitats, &c.) Amendment (Scotland) Regulations 2007.
This note sets out further advice on how to plan and carry out forest operations and recreational activities in woodlands to minimise the possible impacts on red squirrels.
This note summarises current wildlife species protection law in Scotland in relation to forestry operations and gives general guidance on best practice to minimise adverse effects on protected species.
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