The BNG Exemption Checker

Get a free preliminary assessment on whether you eligible for a BNG exemption!

Check whether BNG applies to you

From February 2024, a new mandatory Biodiversity Net Gain objective will start to apply for certain developments.

This tool is designed to help alert you to when and how the rules will change for your application. This tool will help determine whether or not your application needs to comply, or will need to comply, with the statutory Biodiversity Net Gain regime set out in Schedule 7A to the Town and Country Planning Act 1990.

Get a free preliminary assessment on whether you are eligible for a BNG exemption!

Get a preliminary assessment in a few clicks, and see if we can help you!

Please note this tool only assesses whether your site has to comply with the legal regime set out in Schedule 7A to the Town and Country Planning Act 1990. This advice will be adapted as the legislation changes. We will also seek to add in certified best practices - so please keep checking in! The tool is free for all.

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Comply with BNG today

The Biodiversity Net Gain Tool is a new tool that offers small sites end-to end compliance with the new BNG law.

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Calculate the value of your Biodiversity Units

Joe's Blooms Explore is a new digital tool that allows you to easily work out the Biodiversity Unit value of any piece of land.

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Our easy-to-use tool ensures full biodiversity net gain compliance and control for Local Planning Authorities.

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