Biodiversity Information Request Form

Step 1 of 6: Charges, data protection and data use

Agreement of charges

Charging schedule agreement
A licence charge is made for re-use of the data under the Re-use of Public Sector Information Regulations, unless you state in the form that you will not re-use the data. Charges may be waived for voluntary conservation bodies, local interest groups, students and the public.

Fast track service
If you need data faster than within the standard 10 working days, we offer a fast track service where we provide your data within 3 working days. There is a 50% surcharge for this service.  Please contact us first to check we have staff availability to meet a fast track request, before you select this option on the form.
Fast track requests that have not been discussed and agreed before you submit your form are treated as standard requests.

Data Access Policy and Charging Schedule  

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Data user declaration
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Data protection
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Step 2 of 6: Applicant Information

If you are signed into your Hantsweb account, any personal details you change on this form will not update your Hantsweb profile, they will only be used for this application.

Manually enter your address if you live outside Hampshire, or cannot find your address
Contact Type - Please choose a contact type that best describes you or your organisation required

Step 3 of 6: Data Usage and Location

Is the data going to be used in a report? required
Please read the conditions of the Re-use Declaration Licence which you will be granted. You must have read and agreed to the conditions to continue with the form.
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Location guidance

A request can be made for any area specified as a:

  • radius from a defined point supplied as a six figure national grid reference
  • point marked on a map
  • corridor of a specified width either side of a defined line
  • specific site or area of land which is well defined on a map or GIS shapefile
  • full postal address for householder applications
Site location : A 6 or 8 figure OS grid reference for the centre of your site (e.g. SU65251842), one or more OS map tiles (e.g. SU61) or two 6-figure numbers separated by a comma (e.g. 465250, 118420) or full postal address for householder applications. You have to enter either an exact Site Location here or add a note that a Map with the marked boundary of the search area or attach GIS shapefiles has been attached below.
Site and Map guidance

There has to be a file(s) attached if the 'Site Location' field does not provide the exact location but you may also send files if they will help us locate the correct area.

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If you are providing more than one file, they must be uploaded together to a maximum of 10 files. Adding files separately will overwrite any already uploaded. Files should not exceed 10mb individually or 20mb for the form in total. (Valid file extensions are .doc, .docx, .jpeg, .jpg, .pdf, .png, .xls, .xlsx, .cpg, .dbf, .prj. sbn, .sbx, .shp, .shx, .tiff.)

Step 4 of 6: Data Requirements

Select your type of request required
Development applications

The standard data sets for developers provide all statutory and non-statutory designated sites, Priority habitats, Broad habitats, Protected and Notable species, and invasive non-native species. It includes bats for a 1km or 2km radius of the location with an option for larger search areas. If you only require information on bats please select 'Bat records only'.

For more bespoke search areas such as areas greater than 2km radius (and bats for areas larger than 5km), linear features or specific species requests, select 'Bespoke request'. You will be invoiced after the data has been sent.

Required Data required
Development applications

The standard data sets for developers provide all statutory and non-statutory designated sites, Priority habitats, Broad habitats, Protected and Notable species, and invasive non-native species. It includes bats for a 1km or 2km radius of the location with an option for larger search areas. If you only require information on bats please select 'Bat records only'.

For more bespoke search areas such as areas greater than 2km radius (and bats for areas larger than 5km), linear features or specific species requests, select 'Bespoke request'. You will be invoiced after the data has been sent.

Do you require Bat Records for a wider radius in addition to the standard Developer Data Set you have selected above? Note: Bat records to 2km will be included in the 2km Development Data Set. required
Bat Records Only required
Bat Records Only

'Bat records only' requests will be forwarded to the Hampshire Bat Group who will contact you directly.

 
Please choose the required data type. required
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Agri-environment or conservation scheme area
If a ‘pre-paid’ data search yields no relevant data then a refund will be made minus an initial search fee of £35.
  • Requests for agri-environment/conservation schemes provide all statutory and non-statutory designated sites, Priority habitats, Broad habitats, Protected and Notable species and invasive non-native species within an area up to the size selected below. We recommend a 1km buffer is included in your search area.
  • For more bespoke search areas or requests such as areas greater than 2000ha, linear features or specific species etc, choose 'Bespoke request'. You will be invoiced after the data has been sent.
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Please choose the required data type required
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National designations: SPA, SAC, SSSI, Ramsar, NNR, LNR, Ancient Woodland optional
Data format: We can only supply this set of data in PDF format
Local designations: SINCs, RVEIs, Brent Geese and Wader sites optional
Format Choice required
Priority habitats optional
Format Choice required
Broad Habitats optional
Format Choice required
Protected and Notable species (includes bats) optional
Format Choice optional
Additional search area for bats - Bat only requests will be forwarded to the Hampshire Bat Group

 

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Format Choice required
Invasive non-native species optional
Format Choice required
Other species optional
Format Choice required
Detailed survey reports

HBIC can provide a PDF map showing sites that have been surveyed to Phase 2/NVC with details of type of survey and dates at no charge. Please contact HBIC for cost of supplying detailed survey reports.

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Other optional
Have you agreed a fast track service with HBIC? (increases all charges by 50%) required
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Information required for invoicing
Manually enter the address if outside Hampshire, or you cannot find the address
For Finance use if different to the email provided on page 2
Quotes

HBIC will not provide a quote for any request that is for less than a value of £350 plus VAT. See the Charging Schedule for the fee matrix. If requested, a quote can be provided within 2 working days of receiving a completed Biodiversity Information Request. There is a charge of £35 plus VAT, but the charge will be waived if the quote is accepted.

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Total payment required

Step 5 of 6: Summary of your answers in this form

Step 6 of 6: Submit

Bat records only payment

'Bat records only' requests will be forwarded to the Hampshire Bat Group who will contact you directly.

Please select the payment type required

Invoicing

You will be invoiced for data provided as set out in the Data Access Policy and Charging Schedule

A quote request fee if applicable can be paid online after submitting this request by selecting 'Online payment now' above