Each year, around 4000 applications are submitted across Hampshire and the Isle of Wight that may threaten wildlife.
View some useful contact details and websites to help with planning
We aim to ensure that the important wildlife of the local area is protected and not significantly impacted upon by the proposals or policies in the plans.
Guidance of responding to Local Plan Consultations.
Neighbourhood Planning is designed to bring localism to the heart of planning by enabling local people to plan for the development that they wish to see in their local area.
Advice on responding to Local Development Plan Consultations
People and wildlife both need space to live and thrive. The Planning system is there to balance the economic, social and environmental needs of the country by creating sustainable communities.
Find out here about the Hampshire & Isle of Wight Wildlife Trust’s planning work to ensure wildlife is protected and how you can play your part.
- Planning Applications & Appeals: What we do
- Planning Applications & Appeals: What you can do
- Influencing local plans: What we do
- Influencing local plans: What you can do
- Neighbourhood Planning
- How to write a letter of response (2MB)
- Statutory protected sites
- Other wildlife sites
- Protected species
- Planning for a healthy environment: good practice for green infrastructure and biodiversity (7MB)
- Guide to responding to Local Development Plan Consultations
The Wildlife Trust has no legal power to stop any direct threats to wildlife. If you believe a protected species or habitat is under immediate threat please contact your local police station via 101 and ask to speak to a Wildlife Crimes Officer. Hampshire Constabulary (covering IoW)
To contact our Planning team, please email firstname.lastname@example.org.