Planning and Biodiversity – Bexley Council

Bexley Council has information on its biodiversity responsibilities on its own website.

The main link is to Biodiversity and Planning which states

“Important sites, habitats and species receive protection through national planning guidance and policies in the London Plan and Bexley’s Local Development Framework.”

The Council’s Enhancement/mitigation priorities for biodiversity are given below.

It is interesting to note the Council’s failure to apply the policy of the importance of brown roofs to the development of the site of the former Electricity Generating Station Norman Road, Belvedere (summer 2014) which we argued should have a brown roof in mitigation as it met these criteria.

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The Council’s specific requirements for planning applications (relating to species and habitats) are given in this document.

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