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SCHEDULE 2SFlood protection schemes: procedure etc.

Decision where no valid objections receivedS

4(1)Where, in relation to a proposed flood protection scheme, the local authority receives no valid objections the local authority must, after the expiry of the period referred to in paragraph 3(2)(c), either—S

(a)confirm the proposed scheme, or

(b)reject the proposed scheme.

(2)But if, before the local authority makes its decision under sub-paragraph (1), it receives a late objection it must treat that objection as a valid objection for the purposes of sub-paragraph (1) and paragraph 5 if satisfied that it was reasonable for the objector to make the objection after the deadline for doing so.

Commencement Information

I1Sch. 2 para. 4 in force at 24.12.2010 by S.S.I. 2010/401, art. 3(g)