Approve and publish the Local Flood Risk
Management Strategy following 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
Divisions affected: (All Divisions);
Notice of proposed decision first published: 30/01/2015
Anticipated restriction: Public -
Decision due: 26 Mar 2015 by Cabinet
Lead member: Cabinet Member for Environment
Lead director: Executive Director - Economy and Infrastructure
Department: Economy and Infrastructure
Contact: Jim Savege, Corporate Director - Environment and Community Services Email: email@example.com 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.
• A public consultation on the Draft Strategy was undertaken in November and December 2014.
Relevant Scrutiny Committee / Advisory Board: Communities and Place