Strategic Flood Risk Assessment

Wealden District Council Level 1 SFRA June 2017

Paragraph 156 of the National Planning Policy Framework (NPPF) (February, 2019) confirms that strategic policies should be informed by a Strategic Flood Risk Assessment (SFRA) and should manage flood risk from all sources. The 2017 SFRA will be used to inform decisions on the location of future development and the preparation of sustainable policies for the long-term management of flood risk. The report can be downloaded below:

The following documents, that includes various surface water management plans for local and regional areas, also forms part of the evidence base for flood risk management in Wealden District.