Issue details

Local Flood Risk Management Strategy

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: 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

Agenda items


  • Local Flood Risk Management Strategy