Welcome to the Cumbria Biodiversity Data Centre

GUIDE FOR USE

A Guide for Local Authorities on the Use of the Cumbria Biodiversity Evidence Base (CBEB)

This guide on the use of the Cumbria Biodiversity Evidence Base (CBEB) contains an overview of the different elements. These are listed on the elements page in the same order that they are referred to in the Guide.

Current Version 1.4 - December 2011   Download file [PDF]

 
USE IN SITE ALLOCATION PROCESS

Guidance to help planners identify biodiversity constraints during the site allocation process

Additionally this suggested five stage process for biodiversity assessment for site allocations using the evidence base has been produced.

Current Version 1 - June 2011   Download file [PDF]

ORIGINAL REPORT

Cumbria Biodiversity Evidence Base for Cumbria’s Planning Authorities

Further background can also be found in the original report but be aware that some of the information in this has since been revised or superceded; however the report contains some still relevant additional information, especially in Section 6 Use of the Evidence Base for Planning Purposes - LDF preparation, development control and monitoring.

Original Document - June 2008   Download file [PDF]