Conservation, biodiversity, listed buildings, trees and hedgerows
COVID 19 - DEVELOPMENT SERVICES: SITE VISITS UPDATEStroud District Council Planners will be resuming site visits from Monday 8th June. Please bear with us as we have a significant backlog of site visits to undertake.
The introduction of site visits will be in phases, the first being sites that can be visited without entering a building.
Please read the full update under Coronavirus.
Information and advice on Listed Buildings.
Conservation areas are designated by the District Council when an area is recognised to have a special character or appearance worthy of protection.
Conservation Areas and Tree Preservation Orders (TPOs)
Hedgerows are a familiar site within our countryside with many being of interest for landscape, wildlife and historic reasons and so are protected under the 1997 Hedgerows Regulations.
A Heritage Strategy for Stroud District
A Strategy for the enjoyment and positive management of Stroud District's historic environment and heritage assets. (Supplementary Planning Advice).
Biodiversity considerations in planning.