CIOB CEnv Blog | Are you ready for Biodiversity Net Gain?
In this CIOB blog, Amanda Williams CEnv previews Biodiversity Net Gain becoming mandatory for new planning applications (for major developments) after January 2024.
A snippet of her blog can be found below.
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Biodiversity net gain is an approach to development that aims to leave the natural environment in a measurably better state than before. BNG will be measured using Defra’s biodiversity metric and habitats must be secured for at least 30 years to ensure the net gain is delivered... There are a wide range of tools and resources to support the implementation of BNG.Amanda Williams CEnv