The Environment Bill received royal ascent on 9th November 2021, meaning it is now an Act of Parliament.
- Minimum 10% net gain is required;
- Habitat needs to be secured for at least 30 years;
- Habitat can be delivered on-site, off-site or via statutory biodiversity credits.
First step is to record baseline habitat and condition and calculate current level of biodiversity onsite.
Second step is to calculate post-development gains.
If the above steps do not result in 10% net gain we will develop and appropriate strategy to maximise biodiversity gains onsite for you.
Get in touch so that we can help you through your BNG assessment.