Standards for risk Assessment - United Kingdom

According to the Planning Policy Guidance 25 (PPG 25) flood risk assessment in United Kingdom is made considering the standards listed below.

 

Flood Zone

Risk category

Fluvial

Tidal

Planning Response

Zone 3

High

100 year

200 year

Generally not suitable for development. Development sometimes permitted subject to flood risk assessment / mitigation.

Zone 2

Low to Medium

1000 year

1000 year

Suitable for most development (but not civil infrastructure e.g. hospitals).

Zone 1

Little or No Risk

> 1000 year

> 1000 year

No constraints on development due to flooding.

 


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