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Frequently Asked Questions


Below are some of our flooding FAQs.

The Local Planning Authorities decide where development occurs and they are governed by the National Planning Policy Framework. This states that development in a flood zone should only be agreed when it is absolutely necessary and that if it does occur, appropriate measures are taken to protect the site and elsewhere for the lifetime of the development.
Page updated: 29/11/2022 Page updated by: Flooding Team

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