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Planning, building and the environment
Planning Policy Statement 25: Development and Flood Risk

Planning Policy Statement 25: Development and Flood Risk

Published 29 March 2010
Type(s) Legislation and policy, Good practice and guidance
Site Planning, building and the environment
ISBN 9780117540996
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Planning Policy Statement 25 (PPS25) sets out the Government's spatial planning policy on development and flood risk.

This edition replaces the earlier version of PPS25 published on 7 December 2006. Tables D1 and D2 in Annex D have been revised to clarify the definition of functional floodplain, and to amend how the policy is applied to essential infrastructure, including water treatment works, emergency services facilities, installations requiring hazardous substances consent and wind turbines in flood risk areas.

PPS25 replaced Planning Policy Guidance 25: Development and Flood Risk (PPG25), published in July 2001.


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