If you require more information about submitting a planning application for minerals or waste development to the county council please contact us. For environmental matters concerned with district council Local Plans, or for planning applications submitted to the district or borough councils, please contact the appropriate district or borough council.

The county council has been involved in the preparation of documents relating to biodiversity:

Biodiversity Action Plan (BAP) 2015 to 2020

This document sets out the highest priorities for action to conserve Northamptonshire's most threatened and declining habitats and species. Work is underway to provide an update to the BAP after 2020, however at present this document remains current and should be used until a new version is published.

Full document


User guides

General Action Plans (GAP)

Habitat Action Plans (HAP)