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    • Ecological Value of The Site

      To encourage development on land that already has a limited value to wildlife, and discourage the development of ecologically valuable sites.

    • Ecological Enhancement

      To enhance the ecological value of a site.

    • Protection of Ecological Features

      To protect existing ecological features from substantial damage during the clearing of the site and the completion of construction works.

    • Changes in Ecological Value of The Site

      To reward steps taken to minimise reductions and to encourage an improvement in ecological value.

    • Building Footprint

      To promote the most efficient use of a building’s footprint by ensuring that land and material use is optimised across the development.