The Biodiversity Net Gain Supplementary
Planning Document provides further guidance to the policies
contained within the Development Plan. It contains information on
how developers can comply with biodiversity net gain which becomes
mandatory in November 2023 and advice to landowners seeking to use
their land as habitat banks for biodiversity net gain.
Decision type: Key
Reason Key: Affects more than 1 ward;
Decision status: For Determination
Wards affected: (All Wards);
Notice of proposed decision first published: 02/05/2023
Decision due: 18 Jun 2024 by Executive
Lead member: Executive Member for Planning and Transport
Lead director: Executive Director: Place, Planning & Regeneration
Department: Place, Planning & Regeneration
Contact: Julie Gil, Principal Environmental Policy Officer Email: firstname.lastname@example.org Tel: 01344 351189.
The Draft Biodiversity Net Gain Supplementary
Planning Document will go out to public consultation for a period
of approximately 6 weeks.
Consultees on the Council’s planning
consultation database will be invited to take part in this
consultation . These include statutory consultees such as Natural
England and Parish and Town Councils, local groups and developers
Making Representations: In writing to the Executive Director: Place, Planning and Regeneration
Financial Impact: There are set up costs which is paid for from DEFRA grants and existing resources. The implementation of the strategy will be neutral or potentially a longer term financial gain for the Council.