Decision details

Decision Maker: Deputy Leader and Cabinet Member Planning and Regeneration, Leader

Decision status: Recommendations approved

Is Key decision?: Yes

Is subject to call in?: No


This supplementary planning document sets out the council's approach for a net gain in biological diversity on development sites. It provides a 'biodiversity' accounting process to calculate current and post development biodiversity and where there is a net loss sets out a hierarchy of compensatory measures.


The Leader is recommended to:


i)                 Approve that public consultation commences on the Biodiversity Accounting Supplementary Planning Document.

Contact: Simon Meecham, Lead Planning Policy Consultant Email:

Publication date: 04/02/2021

Date of decision: 12/02/2021

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