Guidance

Planning for biodiversity and geological conservation: a guide to good practice

Guidance on how regional planning bodies and local planning authorities can help promote biodiversity and geological conservation.

This publication was withdrawn on

Archived and replaced by the new planning practice guidance launched 6 March 2014 on an external website.

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Planning for biodiversity and geological conservation: a guide to good practice

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Planning Policy Statement 9: Biodiversity and Geological Conservation (PPS9) (now replaced by the National Planning Policy Framework) sets out national planning policies on the protection of biodiversity and geological conservation.

Circular 06/2005: biodiversity and geographical conservation - statutory obligations and their impact within the planning system provides administrative guidance on application of the law in England relating to planning and nature conservation.

This guide complements those publications and provides good practice guidance on ways regional planning bodies and local planning authorities can help deliver the national policies in the National Planning Policy Framework and comply with legal requirements set out in circular 06/2005.

Published 31 March 2006