JNCC Consultations

JNCC consult others on our own plans, policies, strategies and projects. View/search our open and closed consultations.

When a new consultation is launched, we make the relevant documents available to organisations and individuals with an interest in the area of consultation. We also publish details of each formal consultation on our website so that anyone with an interest can access the documents.

All consultations will have a clear start and end date.


Open consultations


Braemar Pockmarks SAC and Scanner Pockmark SAC site boundary amendments public consultation

JNCC has launched a public consultation on proposed amendments to the boundaries of two offshore Special Areas of Conservation (SACs) designated under the EC Habitats Directive for the Annex I habitat: ‘Submarine structures made by leaking gases. Both sites lie in Scottish offshore waters of the Northern North Sea: Braemar Pockmarks lies approximately 240km to the east of the Orkney Islands and 80km north-east of Scanner Pockmark. Consultation closes Friday 17th November 2017.

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Closed consultations

Proposed marine SPA consultation in offshore waters around Wales

Potential marine SPA consultation in inshore and offshore waters around England and Wales

Dogger Bank draft Conservation Advice

Proposed marine SPA  consultation in inshore and offshore waters around Scotland

Potential marine SPA consultation in inshore and offshore waters around England

Seismic Guidelines Consultation

Proposed Offshore Marine SPA consultation

Harbour Porpoise Possible Special Area of Conservation Consultation

Wildlife & Countryside Act: consultation of Schedule 9  

Fifth National Report on the Convention of Biologicalj Diversity (CBD) 

Consultation on the draft 3rd UK Report on Implementation of the Habitats Directive

UK Report for Article 12 of the EU Birds Directive for the period 2008-2012

Offshore SAC Consultation Archive

IPBES consultation and stakeholder hub

Fifth Quinquennial Review of Schedules 5 and 8 of the Wildlife and Countryside Act, 1981

The protection of marine European Protected Species from injury and disturbance