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Applying for a permit for an activity on a Natura 2000 site

Do you want to carry out activities in or close to a Natura 2000 site? For example, building a house or cutting down trees. Some activities are harmful to nature because they disturb the habitat of plants or animals. You must therefore apply for a permit from the province where you plan to carry out the activities.

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Requesting a permit for activities in a Natura 2000 area

If you want to carry out a project or activities in or near a ‘Natura 2000’ nature reserve that could adversely affect the quality of the protected area, you first need a permit from the provincial authorities.

Questions about this topic?

Contact the Province of Noord-Holland

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Last updated on 2 June 2023