Planning application guidance on flooding

The Council is the planning authority and has statutory duties under the Flood Risk Management (Scotland) Act 2009 to reduce the risk of flooding.  As part of these duties the Council must not permit development which has the potential to increase flood risk.

You can

Download development control flood risk and surface water management plan requirements (PDF - 325.37 KB)

Download simplified surface water management checklist, which must be completed to help the Council consider your application (PDF - 19.7 KB)

Download surface water management and flood risk guidance (PDF - 147.88 KB)

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