Find out about flood risk activity exemptions, which used to need flood defence consent, and how to register them.
Find out if your flood risk activity on or near a main river or sea defence is exempt from environmental permitting regulations.
If you plan to do any other activities on or near a main river that aren’t listed as exempt activities, check which permits you might need to do work.
Published: 6 April 2016
Updated: 13 October 2016
- This guidance has been re-written to meet GOV.UK standards and to make it clearer and easier for customers to use.
- First published.