4.2.12 Protected species
POLICY 44C: Protected Species
Planning permission will not be granted for development which would harm plants or animals protected by law, or their habitats, except where the Local Planning Authority is satisfied that adequate protection will be secured by the use of planning conditions or planning obligations.

Justification for Policy 44C
See Paragraphs 6.36 to 6.37.

Policy 44C will be implemented by:
Development Control procedures and any necessary legal obligations.