Decision details

Habitat Bank Creation (Cab.7.2.2024/9)

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Is Key decision?: Yes

Is subject to call in?: Yes


This report will seek approval to create a habitat bank.


RESOLVED that Cabinet:-


1.    Approves the principle of establishing a habitat bank in Barnsley on Council  owned land, to be delivered internally by the Council; and


2.    Delegates authority to the Head of Planning, Policy and Building Control to carry out all necessary arrangements to set up a habitat bank on Council owned land. Arrangements will include, but not exclusively: choice of site(s); legally securing the site(s); the mechanism for determining cost of credits and any future uplift; collecting and receiving payments; and monitoring.

Publication date: 07/02/2024

Date of decision: 07/02/2024

Decided at meeting: 07/02/2024 - Cabinet

Effective from: 14/02/2024

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