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Biodiversity and environmental net gain: an update

Biodiversity and environmental net gain: an update
Published on: 26 July 2019
Published by: LexisPSL
  • Biodiversity and environmental net gain: an update
  • What are the practical implications and proposed benefits?
  • What is the background?
  • What are the key provisions of the consultation response and PPG?
  • Mandating for biodiversity net gain
  • PPG on net gains

Article summary

Planning analysis: Following consultation and an announcement in the Spring Statement that the government will legislate for net gains for biodiversity to be achieved on new developments in England, the government has published a consultation response confirming that it will require new development to achieve a 10% net gain for biodiversity. In the meantime, the government has published revised planning practice guidance which sets out how the policies in the National Planning Policy Framework encouraging net gains for biodiversity can be implemented. or take a trial to read the full analysis.

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