Issue details

Local Flood Risk Management Strategy - Draft for Public Consultation

Approval to proceed to public consultation.  Cumbria County Council, as Lead Local Flood Authority under the Flood & Water Management Act 2010, must develop and publish a Local Flood Risk Management Strategy under s.9 of the Act.  The public must be consulted on the Strategy which sets out the approach to be adopted by the Council in managing local flood risk in Cumbria.


Decision type: Non-key

Decision status: For Determination

Notice of proposed decision first published: 01/07/2014

Anticipated restriction: Public  -

Decision due: 25 Sep 2014 by Cabinet

Lead member: Cabinet Member for Highways and Transport

Lead director: Executive Director - Economy and Infrastructure

Contact: Jim Savege, Corporate Director - Environment and Community Services The Courts, Carlisle CA3 8NA Email: Tel: 01228 226340.


The Policy Objectives central to the Strategy were approved by the County Council’s Local Flood Risk Management Steering Group on 8th January 2014.  A Draft for Partner Consultation was sent to over 80 individuals across 21 organisations in February 2014.


Relevant Scrutiny Committee / Advisory Board: Communities and Place