Updated 16 November 2020
"The flood risk to life, property and infrastructure resulting from subdivision, use and development of land is reduced over time taking into account the effects of climate change."
"Maintain the conveyance function and storage capacity of floodplains by:
"Maintain the function of overland flowpaths to safely convey flood water and reduce risk to life, property and infrastructure by:
"Manage activities to reduce the risk to life and property from flooding including:
Requiring new buildings and additions to existing buildings (other than social and cultural buildings and critical buildings) within the flood prone area to mitigate risks from flood hazards by:
"Manage activities to reduce the risk of flooding in flood prone areas by:
"Restrict on site impervious surfaces to manage the amount of stormwater run-off generated by a development and ensure that adverse effects of flooding are avoided or mitigated."
Plan Change 27 – Legal effect
Definitions in this section
"flood prone areas"
major overland flowpath
minor overland flowpath
"social and cultural buildings"
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