The debrief: Inside a council’s pioneering biodiversity net gain planning policy

In 2016 Lichfield District Council introduced a policy requiring a 20% biodiversity net gain on developments. How has the approach worked out?

Lichfield, Staffordshire
Average biodiversity net gains of 60% have been achieved under Lichfield Council's policy

PROJECT: Biodiversity and development supplementary planning document

ORGANISATION INVOLVED: Lichfield District Council

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