Decision details

Local Wildlife Sites

Decision Maker: Leader of the Council, Council

Decision status: Recommmend Forward to Council

Is Key decision?: No

Is subject to call in?: No


The report of the Assistant Director – Environmental Services seeks approval of revised site selection criteria, terms of reference, procedures for site selection and changes to the schedule of sites of biological importance.


Resolved - That it be recommended to Council that:


(1)  The modified terms of reference for the Wirral Local Sites Partnership and Local Wildlife Site assessment procedures (Appendix 1 of this report); and sections 2 (Habitat criteria) and 3 (Species criteria) of the Local Wildlife Sites Selection Criteria for the Cheshire region (Appendix 2 of this report) be adopted as the basis for the future selection of Local Wildlife Sites in Wirral; and


(2)  That the revisions to the current schedule of Sites of Biological Importance (Appendix 3 of this report) be adopted as a material consideration for use by Planning Committee in the determination of individual planning applications.

Publication date: 26/06/2017

Date of decision: 26/06/2017

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