Policy paper

Development and flood risk practice guide: planning policy statement 25

This publication was withdrawn on 7 March 2014

Archived and replaced by the new planning practice guidance launched 6 March 2014 on an external website.

This publication was published under the 2005 to 2010 Labour government

This practice guide is complementary to Planning Policy Statement 25: Development and Flood Risk (PPS25) and provides guidelines on how to implement…

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This practice guide is complementary to Planning Policy Statement 25: Development and Flood Risk (PPS25) and provides guidelines on how to implement development and flood risk policies by the land use planning system. The guide also includes working examples through case studies. This edition replaces the earlier version of the Practice Guide published on 12 June 2008.

This Practice Guide (at Appendix B) contains a checklist to help developers and applicants to prepare an appropriate, site-specific flood risk assessment in accordance with the policy in PPS25, and the advice in the Practice Guide.