Sustainable Drainage Systems (SuDS) and Flood Risk Information Notes

Draft Sustainable Drainage Systems (SuDS) & Flood Risk Information Notes

There are a range of these draft SuDS & Flood Risk Information Notes. Some are relevant to all applications.  Some are relevant only to particular types of development, for example house extensions, new housing development or other development.  This is set out below. 

The draft Information Notes draw together the requirements of Local Plan policy EQ8 ‘Flood risk and surface water’, the National Planning Policy Framework, and  existing Environment Agency and national planning guidance  Also they incorporate the Lead Local Flood Authority’s requirements for drainage strategies and technical guidance on SuDS.   They provide references to these key documents and guidance.

** Current Consultation **

The Council is consulting on the documents below. Comments concerning the Article 4 Direction should be made in writing to the Local Plan Team, Magdalen House, 30 Trinity Road, Bootle L20 3NJ or by the end of Friday 13th April 2018.

Relevant to all applications

Also relevant to applications for house extensions  

 Also relevant to minor and small-scale non-residential development 

Also relevant to new housing and other applications for development (e.g. retail, employment, leisure, commercial and other development)  


Last Updated on 14 February 2018