Undertaking treatment works always includes the provision of a KMP to manage and document these works and the subsequent Guarantee. The KMP provides the necessary reassurance to both lenders and buyers that a Japanese Knotweed problem is being properly managed. As a minimum, a KMP should include the following features:
- Objectives of the management plan
- A description of the property with an accurate record of the Japanese Knotweed infestation (provided from the survey).
- A scaled plan with dimensions and supporting photographs (provided from the survey).
- The full details of the contracting organization or person.
- Description of the methods to be used to treat and control Japanese Knotweed.
- A treatment schedule, with timelines, that is updated as treatments are carried out.
- Advice on bio-security
- Description of how the success of the control action will be evaluated
- A completion certificate that confirms the treatment is complete and that the Japanese Knotweed at the property has been remediated.