Issue details

Issue details

Central Bedfordshire's Flood and Water Management Act 2010 Duties

To approve a local flood risk strategy for Central Bedfordshire and to create a Sustainable Urban Drainage Approval Board.

Decision type: Key

Reason Key: Effects more than 1 ward;

Decision status: Deleted

Notice of proposed decision first published: 06/02/2013

Open/Exempt: Open;

Consultation process

CBC is required under the Flood and Water Management Act 2010 to produce a Local Flood Risk Management Strategy.  The draft strategy will be subject to public consultation.  Sustainable Communities Overview and Scrutiny Committee will consider the draft strategy and the public consultation response to the strategy in August/September 2013.


Following Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs confirmation of the mandatory sustainable drainage application processes, CBC will also be required to establish a SUDS Approval Board to evaluate, approve and adopt suitable SUDS measures for all new developments.