Guidance

Flood risk areas: selecting and reviewing for local sources of flooding: guidance to lead local flood authorities

Criteria for assessing whether the risk of flooding is significant.

This publication was withdrawn on

This guidance is out of date and has been withdrawn. If you need advice on the flood risk planning process please contact your local Environment Agency area office.

Documents

Selecting and reviewing Flood Risk Areas for local sources of flooding: Guidance to Lead Local Flood Authorities

This file may not be suitable for users of assistive technology. Request an accessible format.

If you use assistive technology (such as a screen reader) and need a version of this document in a more accessible format, please email defra.helpline@defra.gsi.gov.uk. Please tell us what format you need. It will help us if you say what assistive technology you use.

Details

This guidance set out the criteria for assessing whether the risk of flooding is significant, as required by regulation 14 of the Flood Risk Regulations 20091 (the Regulations).

It describes the methodology for identifying and reviewing areas of significant flood risk, known as Flood Risk Areas under the Regulations, and how it was developed.

Published 2 September 2013