Decision details

Community Nature Plan Restoring and Enhancing Nature and Green Spaces

Decision Maker: Executive

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Is Key decision?: No

Is subject to call in?: Yes


To consider the Community Nature Plan




(1)            That the progress of the Community Nature Plan 2018-20 be noted.


(2)            That recent government guidance relating to restoring and enhancing nature and green spaces be noted.


(3)            That the biodiversity net gain guidance (annexes to the Minutes as set out in the Minute Book) be approved.  


(4)            That seeking a minimum of 10% biodiversity net gain through engagement with the planning process be endorsed.


(5)            That a Biodiversity in the Built Environment Good Practice Guide ‘Preservation of existing nesting sites and provision of artificial nesting sites’ (annex to the Minutes as set out in the Minute Book) be approved.

Corporate Priorities : Clean, Green and Safe;

Reason No Public Access: No

Declarations: None

Subject to Urgent Proceedings: No

Contact: Nicola Riley, Assistant Director: Wellbeing Email: Tel: 01295 221724.

Report author: Nicola Riley

Publication date: 08/10/2019

Date of decision: 07/10/2019

Decided at meeting: 07/10/2019 - Executive

Effective from: 12/10/2019

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