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Applying the Flood Provisions in Planning Schemes: A guide for councils (VIC)

Victorian Government

Version:  2015.  (Current)
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Publication date
8 September 2015
Pages
23
Current status
Current
Description

This practice note provides guidance about applying the flood provisions in planning schemes including the preparation of policy, identifying land affected by flooding, preparing a local floodplain development plan and the application and operation of the flood provisions, including the preparation of schedules.

The practice note was prepared in conjunction with Melbourne Water.

This is one of two practice notes on planning for flooding. The other is Practice note 11: Applying for a planning permit under the flood provisions – A guide for councils, referral authorities and applicants, which explains the requirements of the flood provisions and provides guidance about making an application for a planning permit where flooding is a consideration and about how an application will be assessed.

Scope

Contents:

Abbreviations
Identifying Land Affected By Flooding
Types Of Flooding
Defining The Extent Of Flooding
Floodways
Flood Information
Sources Of Flood Information
What Are The Flood Provisions?
Local Planning Policy Framework
Which Flood Zone Or Overlay Should Apply?
Preparing Schedules To Overlays
Preparing A Local Floodplain Development Plan
More Information
References

ISBN
978-1-921940-78-1
Collections
Attribution
The State of Victoria Department of Environment, Land, Water and Planning
Licence
Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International licence
VIC
Sector
Residential
Commercial
Civil
Industrial
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