Issue details

17/00118 - Adopting the Local Flood Risk Management Strategy

The Local Flood Risk Management Strategy is a statutory requirement for Kent County Council. It sets out a framework for the management of local flood risk (flooding from surface water, groundwater and ordinary watercourses) in Kent.


Decision type: Key

Reason Key: Affects more than two Electoral Divisions;

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Division affected: (All Division);

Notice of proposed decision first published: 13/11/2017

Decision due: Not before 13th Dec 2017 by Cabinet Member for Planning, Highways, Transport and Waste
Reason: In order that the proposed decision can be published for a minimum of 28 days, in accordance with statutory requirements

Lead member: Cabinet Member for Planning, Highways, Transport and Waste

Lead director: Katie Stewart

Contact: Max Tant, Flood and Water Manager 0300 413466 Email:


Public consultation on the Local Strategy was undertaken from 16 August to 8 October. The feedback was used to prepare the final draft.


This went to the Environment & Transport Cabinet Committee on 30 November 2017.



Financial implications: Limited to the cost of preparing and monitoring the Local Strategy

Legal implications: It is a statutory requirement to have a Local Strategy

Equalities implications: None arising from the strategy.


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