Issue details

Flood and Water Management Act

Purpose of report: To advise Members on the contents of the Flood and Water Management Act, and the Preliminary Flood Risk Assessment Guidance. The new legislation has created the term Lead Local Flood Authority and under the definition the Council has become one. This brings new duties with it. The first being the need to develop a Preliminary Flood Risk Assessment for York.

Members are asked to:  Understand the new duties these documents place upon the Council and give guidance on how to proceed.

ITEM DEFERRED : Agenda Planning Meeting - Awaiting outcome from presentation before proceeding.

Decision type: Non-key

Decision status: Decision Made

Level of Risk: 01-03 Acceptable;

Decision due: 02/11/10 by Executive - for meetings from 03/06/00 to 26/04/11

Lead member: Councillor Steve Galloway

Lead director: Corporate Director of Economy and Place

Department: Directorate of Economy and Place

Contact: Ray Chaplin Email:

Consultation process




Making Representations: Contact Report Author.


Agenda items


  • Committee Report for Flood and Water Management Act  
  • Committee Report for Flood and Water Management Act  


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