Consultations

The Argyll DSFB is a statutory consultee for planning applications, such as aquaculture, wind farms and hydro schemes, that have the potential to affect salmon and trout fisheries in Argyll.

As part of our commitment to greater transparency in our work we are now logging all consultations that we receive and making these and any responses we make available here on our website.

If anyone has specific comments on planning applications that are still pending or wants more details about an application please get in touch with us before the deadline for that application.

Pending applications

September 2020

Received 27/08/20 – Deadline 25/09/2020  -Creag Dhubh SSE 255K Connection to Dalmally

Closed applications 

August 2020

Received 07/07/2020, deadline 04/08/2020, Airds Point Marine Scotland 7316 Deposit of Dawnfresh Fish Farm. No response required.
Received 27/07/2020, deadline 14/08/2020, McCauley Burn SEPA CAR/S/1192728 Engineering work to recuse corrosion. Objection as work started without licence or adequate planning and concerns for damage to fish habitat
Received 29/07/2020, deadline 16/08/2020, Creagan Bridge Marine Scotland, 7275 Bridge Maintenance- No response given
Received 03/08/2020, deadline 28/08/2020, Dalness Estate Scottish Woodlands Scoping Request- No response given
Received 05/08/2020, deadline 02/09/2020, Rothesay Outer Harbour A&B Council 7201 Capital Dredging and Sea Deposit- No response given

July 2020

deadline 13/07/2020 Sailean Ruadh, Loch Etive Marine Scotland 7313 Deposit of Dawnfresh Fish Farm No response required
deadline 13/07/2020 Port Na Mine, Loch Etive Marine Scotland 7317 Deposit of Dawndfesh Fish Farm
deadline 03/07/2020 Loch Linnhe SEPA CAR/L/1000890 Increase marine cage capacity No response needed
deadline 21/07/2020 Colintraive Ferry Terminal Marine Scotland 7297 Extension of Terminal Ferry No response required
deadline 15/07/2020 Eredine Wind Farm Scot Govt Scoping Request
deadline 05/07/2020 REC comittee ADSFB/AFT Expert advice Consulting and editing submission to REC
deadline 20/07/2020 Dunstaffanage Marine Scotland 7280 Construction of outfall pipe No response needed
deadline 20/07/2020 Kintarbert Hydro SEPA CAR/L/1088889 Relaxation of abstraction restrictions Opposed to changes, evidenve required to ensure that migration of trout will not be affected

June 2020

received 15/06/2020, deadline  13/07/2020,  Sailean Ruadh, Loch Etive Marine Scotland 7313 Deposit of Dawnfresh Fish Farm
received 15/06/2020, deadline 13/07/2020 Port Na Mine, Loch Etive Marine Scotland 7317 Deposit of Dawndfesh Fish Farm
received 12/06/2020, deadline03/07/2020 Loch Linnhe SEPA CAR/L/1000890 Increase marine cage capacity
received 23/06/2020, deadline 21/07/2020 Colintraive Ferry Terminal Marine Scotland 7297 Extension of Terminal Ferry

May 2020

26/06/2020 -Inveraray, South of Jail, Marine Scotland- 7276- Reapir of sea wall. No comment required
06/06/2020 -Earraghail Renewable Energy- Argyll and Bute- Scoping Request. Asked for consideration of passage for fish, silt mangement and fish surveys pre and post development

April 2020

4/29/2020 -Rothesay, Isle of Bute- Argyll and Bute -7204 -Replacement of moorings No comment required
5/7/2020 -Ardrishaig,-Argyll Marine Scotland -07045v- Pontoon , no comment.
5/25/2020 -Arrdura Community Forest Sylva- Culture Scoping request Positive response offering advice and help on improving habitat
06/04/2020 Charlottes Bay, Nrth Kererra Marine Scotland 7814
27/04/2020 Achnatree Morrings Marine Scotland 7188 Moorings
03/04/2020 29/04/2020 Rothesay, Isle of Bute Argyll and Bute 7204 Replacement of moorings

March 2020

06/04/2020 Loch Creran, Argyll Marine Scotland 7165 HDV Cable development No comments required

February 2020

Deadline 05/03/2020 -Loch Etive Cuaseway -A&B COUNCIL- 693- Causeway Construction
Deadline 25/02/2020- Narachan Wind Farm, Loch Etive- Energie Kontor Winfarm Land Management Plan
Deadline 26/02/2020- West Loch Awe Land Management Plan Forestry and Land Scotland -Incorporating the forest blocks of Collaig, Inverinan, Loch Avich and Inverliever- No comments required

January 2020
Deadline 03/02/2020 -Strachur, Cairndow -MARINE SCOTLAND- 7100- Repair Outfall Pipe- No comments required
Deadline 07/02/2020- Ardyne- A&B COUNCIL- 19/02539/MFF- Change of equipment and biomass- Effective EMP requested as one provided was not detailed enough
Deadline 02/01/202-0 East of Miust Point -North Ayrshire Council- 19/00609/PPM- Installation and operation of Atlantic Salmon Fish Farm -Opposed to further development, EMP does not assess properly lice burden
Deadline 08/01/2020- Colonsay A&B Council- 19/02546/PREAPP -New location for Fish Farm -Requested that planning condition is attached to any increase in production under Nature Conservation Act 2004
Deadline 06/02/2020- North Lismore- A&B Council- 19/02625/MFF- Consolidation of two existing fish farms, no increase to biomass-No objections, requested EMP to be put in place
Deadline 10/02/2020- Various Locations- Marine Scotland- 07105 RNLI- Low impact maintenance on pontoons -No response from ADSFB
Deadline 27/01/20- Mill Burn, Millport RPS Group FlOod Risk Assessment on behalf of North Ayrshire Council- ADSFB provided feedback
Deadline 14/02/20 – Loch Feochan Marine Scotland 7151 New Mooring No response required

December 2019

Deadline 19th December-Scottish Salmon Company- Loch Striven Marine Scotland -7093- Fish Farm at Loch Striven
Deadline 19th December – Loch Na Cille Marine Scotland- 7008 -2 new private moorings
Deadline 19th December – Loch Na Keal -Scot Salmon Co Marine Scotland- 0618V -2 new cages and moorings
6th December 2019 -North Kilbrannan- MOWI- New Site at North Kilbrannan- EMP requested, objected expansion Deadline 6th December 2019 – MOWI- North Kilbrannan -New Site at North Kilbrannan EMP requested, objected expansion
Deadline 7th January 2020- North Argyll Forrest Forestry and Land Scot Land managament
Deadline 8th January 2020- Creran Land Managament- Forestry and Land Scoland managament
Deadline 8th January 2020- Appin Land Managament -Forestry and Land Scot Land managament

November 2019
Corran Bridge – Bear Scotland -708-1 Bridge Reapirs, Corrand Bridge -Does not affect in-stream fish habits, no comment required
Brackley Estate Scottish Woodlands- n/a- Improve Forest Biodiversity- No comment required, does not affect watercourses
SE of Feorline -A&B Council -19/01880/99- Extension to Hydro Pipeline SE of Ferline- No further comments

October 2019
Deadline 30th October 2019 -Marine Scotland-7058-Pontoon at Eriska Hotel, Bend

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