Barnsley Biodiversity Action Plan. Post-15 BAP. Updated to 2023




Built environment Barnsley town hall and St Mary's church

Factors causing loss or decline of biodiversity in built-up areas

Legal Protection

Some species, such as Bats, Badgers and breeding birds are protected under the Wildlife & Countryside Act, 1981.

Some trees will be protected by Tree Preservation Orders (TPOs) or policies relating to Conservation Areas.

The planning system contains other measures to support green infrastructure and the environment.

Built-up Areas Conservation