Decision details

Natural England Great-crested Newt District Licensing Scheme (Cab.16.12.2020/12)

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Decision status: Recommendations Approved (subject to call-in)

Is Key decision?: Yes

Is subject to call in?: Yes


The report recommends that the Council signs up to a scheme run by Natural England. This scheme provides the opportunity to take a ‘landscape-scale’ approach to Great Crested Newt habitats. This means that developers need only make a single application and payment to join their local, area-wide scheme.


RESOLVED that the Council signs up to the District Level Licensing Scheme for Great-crested Newts run by Natural England.

Publication date: 05/01/2021

Date of decision: 16/12/2020

Decided at meeting: 16/12/2020 - Cabinet

Date comes into force if not called in: 23/12/2020

Call-in deadline date: 22/12/2020

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