FOI request (FOIR-262614839)
New homes built on floodplains
Requested Mon 19 October 2020
Responded Wed 28 October 2020
FOI REQUEST (16/10/2020)
1. Please provide the number of new dwellings that your local authority granted permission to be built in National Flood Zone 3 (a and b) for each of the following financial years 2016-17, 2017-18, 2018-19 and 2019-20.
NB. new dwellings in this context includes new-build flats and homes, and new homes and flats that required a planning permission or prior approval for permitted development for change of use to residential purposes; please do not include the conversion or extension of existing homes in floodplains.
2. In relation to Q1, please provide the breakdown of the number of dwellings granted permission to be built in National Flood Zone 3 (a and b) for each of the following financial years 2016-17, 2017-18, 2018-19, 2019-20.
a. Zone 3A
b. Zone 3B
3. In relation to Q1, if you identify medium and high risk areas within National Flood Zone 3 as separate data, please provide a breakdown for the new homes built every financial year 2016-17, 2017-18, 2018-19, 2019-20.
a. Medium risk areas
b. High risk areas
NB. Risk of Flooding from Rivers and Seas High Risk: each year, there is a chance of flooding of greater than 1 in 30 (3.3%)
Risk of Flooding from Rivers and Seas Medium Risk: each year, there is a chance of flooding of between 1 in 30 (3.3%) and 1 in 100 (1%).
This information is accessible using our public access tool on our website: https://www.hastings.gov.uk/planning/
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