Q706: Do churches require licences to undertake activities that would affect bats within the structure of the building?

Yes. The Conservation (Habitats &c.) Regulations 1994 (as amended), makes it an offence to deliberately capture or kill bats, to deliberately disturb a bat or to damage or destroy a breeding site or resting site of any bat. For more information please contact:

Scottish Natural Heritage
Great Glen House
Leachkin Road
01463 725000

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