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Coastal Risk Management Programme

Schedule 3 of the Flood and Water Management Act 2010 comes

into force on the 7th January 2019. From this date onwards:

·      All new developments of more than 1 house or where the construction area is 100m2 or more, will require sustainable drainage systems (SuDS) for managing surface water;

·      Drainage systems for all new developments must be designed and built in accordance with statutory SuDS standards;

·      Local authorities will become SuDS Approval Bodies (SAB);

·      SuDS schemes must be approved by the local authority acting in its SAB role before construction works begin.

·      The SAB will have a duty to adopt compliant SuDS so long as it is built and functions in accordance with the approved proposals, including any SAB conditions of approval.


Decision type: Key

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Notice of proposed decision first published: 18/01/2019

Decision due: 21 Feb 2019 by Cabinet

Lead member: Cabinet Member for Clean Streets, Recycling & Environment

Lead director: Director of Planning, Transport & Environment

Scrutiny Consideration: Amber/Ambr


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