Biodiversity offsetting: Information for local authorities

This note is aimed at local planning authorities in the pilot areas, and at local authorities that are working with us on complementary projects.


Information for local authorities

This file may not be suitable for users of assistive technology. Request an accessible format.

If you use assistive technology (such as a screen reader) and need a version of this document in a more accessible format, please email Please tell us what format you need. It will help us if you say what assistive technology you use.


Separate notes are available for developers, and for organisations that would like to provide offsets.  

Further Information

Published 2 April 2012