Flood and coastal risk guidance: climate change allowances

This publication was withdrawn on 19 February 2016

This document is now out of date and has been replaced by flood risk assessments: climate change allowances.

This guidance will help planners, developers and their advisors implement the national planning policy framework (NPPF)'s policies.



This guidance supports the national planning policy framework (NPPF) and can be used to help prepare risk assessments for local plans and planning applications. We will refer to this guidance when commenting on plans and projects