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Biodiversity specifications

Precautionary method of working for reptiles, common toads, hedgehogs, badgers, and nesting birds

This document outlines working practices to reduce the likelihood of impacting these species.

Compliance with this document can be conditioned for development sites where there is a low risk of these species being present, and when the local planning authority considers it appropriate. This document isn’t just for developers. If you are undertaking any significant landscaping at home that could affect protected species this can help you to ensure that wildlife is not impacted.