At an earlier meeting of this committee Members discussed West Oxfordshire District Council plans to include a biodiversity checklist for planning applications. The new checklist now forms part of the planning application validation process, applicants must submit a completed form alongside planning application documents. The forms (and a guide to completing them) are now available on the West Oxfordshire District Council website.
The Committee received copies of the new Biodiversity checklist implemented by West Oxfordshire District Council (WODC)
That, that the new Biodiversity checklist be noted.