Guidance Note for the Renewable and Low Carbon Energy Generation in North Somerset Supplementary Planning Document

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Environment Agency 17 Jul 2013

Guidance Note The Planning Application The Planning Application

  • Comment ID: 1020673//1
  • Status: Accepted
Flood Risk Due to the size of solar parks, the applicant will be expected to submit a Flood Risk Assessment (FRA) with any planning application submission, giving consideration to the impact of drainage. Any concentration of run-off could lead to localised flood risk, especially where under-lying soils are not naturally free draining. To overcome this, SUDS drainage techniques should be adopted, such as small swales and infiltration trenches. To avoid the concentration of flows along their len