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Flood Risk Management (Scotland) Act 2009

Section 42 – Town and Country Planning (Development Management Procedure) (Scotland) Regulations 2008

139.This section amends regulation 24 of the Town and Country Planning (Development Management Procedure) Regulations 2008 (S.S.I. 2008/432) by inserting an obligation on a planning authority to require an applicant for planning permission to provide a flood risk assessment where a development is likely to result in a material increase in the number of buildings at risk from flooding.

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