2023 Action Scorecards

Action Scorecards 2023

Question: Has the council committed to avoiding new building developments on the functional flood plain?

Question code
3.8
Section
Planning & Land Use
Topic
Flood plain
Source
Volunteer Research
Question weight
Low

Criteria

Points awarded if the Local Plan states that there is a ban, or avoidance to building on the functional flood plain.

The criteria will also be met if a policy states that any new development will only replace the footprint of current development.

Clarifications

The functional flood plain is defined as a 3b flood plain by local authorities in England and Scotland, and Zone C in Wales: ttps://www.ambiental.co.uk/flood-zones/

The functional flood plain is the most at risk area for flooding.

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