Statutory guidance

SR2015 No 35: excavating a wetland or pond in a main river floodplain

Standard rules for excavating a wetland or pond in a main river floodplain.

Documents

SR2015 No 35: Excavating a wetland or pond in a main river floodplain

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Generic risk assessment for SR2015 No 35

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Details

These rules allow you to create a wetland or pond in the floodplain of a main river as long as you remove all excavated material from the floodplain.

These rules do not allow you to excavate within:

  • 8 metres of a flood defence
  • 16 metres of a river
Published 6 April 2016