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Flood and Water Management Act 2010

Effect of a designation

108.Paragraph 5 prohibits a person from altering, removing, or replacing a designated structure or feature without the permission of the responsible authority. If a person contravenes this requirement, the responsible authority may take enforcement action.

109.It also requires that a designation is registered as a local land charge by the designating authority. If the designation is cancelled, the responsible authority will remove the local land charge.

110.It does not provide for cost recovery in registering or cancelling a local land charge in respect of a designated feature.

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