2023 Action Scorecards

Action Scorecards 2023

Question: Does the council employ a planning ecologist to scrutinise planning reports for biodiversity net gain?

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Planning Ecologists
Question weight


Criteria met if the council employs a planning ecologist on 3 days or more a week (0.6 FTE).


Planning ecologists are ecologists within the planning department.

Contracted planning ecologists and permanent planning ecologists will both meet the criteria provided the threshold of 3 or more days a week is met.

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