PP_draft Flood Risk – Sequential Test and Exception Test Supplementary Planning Document

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THIS CONSULTATION HAS NOW CLOSED AND COMMENTS ARE BEING CONSIDERED.  MORE DETAILS TO FOLLOW

Public Participation - We are now consulting for an 8 week period from 22 April 2022 to 17 June 2022

The Town and Country Planning (Local Planning) (England) Regulations 2012, (Pre Regulation 12)

The purpose of the Flood Risk – Sequential Test and Exception Test Supplementary Planning Document (SPD) is to provide guidance on the implementation of Policy DM33 of the Climate Emergency Review Development Management DPD, in relation to the application of the Sequential and Exception tests in terms of flood risk. More detail on this can be viewed here. This SPD provides guidance about how the City Council will apply the Sequential and Exception Tests, particularly in relation to the geographical scope of the test in the context of differing types of residential development.

Before responding to the consultation

Please view the draft Flood Risk – Sequential Test and Exception Test SPD , to the right of this page

Please note: We are asking for comments on the detail of the draft SPD. We will address comments by making amendments to the SPD where necessary or where we do not make changes, we will explain the reasoning within a consultation statement at the next consultation stage.

Responding to the consultation

If you would like to respond to this consultation, there are a number of ways to make comment:

  • Complete the online response form below. Once submitted, your comments will be sent directly to the Planning and Housing Strategy Team
  • Email your comments to: planningpolicy@lancaster.gov.uk
  • Post your comments to: Planning and Housing Strategy Team, Planning & Place Service, Directorate for Economic Growth & Regeneration, Lancaster City Council, PO Box 4, Town Hall, Dalton Square, Lancaster LA1 1PJ.


Public Participation - We are now consulting for an 8 week period from 22 April 2022 to 17 June 2022

The Town and Country Planning (Local Planning) (England) Regulations 2012, (Pre Regulation 12)

The purpose of the Flood Risk – Sequential Test and Exception Test Supplementary Planning Document (SPD) is to provide guidance on the implementation of Policy DM33 of the Climate Emergency Review Development Management DPD, in relation to the application of the Sequential and Exception tests in terms of flood risk. More detail on this can be viewed here. This SPD provides guidance about how the City Council will apply the Sequential and Exception Tests, particularly in relation to the geographical scope of the test in the context of differing types of residential development.

Before responding to the consultation

Please view the draft Flood Risk – Sequential Test and Exception Test SPD , to the right of this page

Please note: We are asking for comments on the detail of the draft SPD. We will address comments by making amendments to the SPD where necessary or where we do not make changes, we will explain the reasoning within a consultation statement at the next consultation stage.

Responding to the consultation

If you would like to respond to this consultation, there are a number of ways to make comment:

  • Complete the online response form below. Once submitted, your comments will be sent directly to the Planning and Housing Strategy Team
  • Email your comments to: planningpolicy@lancaster.gov.uk
  • Post your comments to: Planning and Housing Strategy Team, Planning & Place Service, Directorate for Economic Growth & Regeneration, Lancaster City Council, PO Box 4, Town Hall, Dalton Square, Lancaster LA1 1PJ.