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Meeting the challenge of climate change, flooding and coastal change

NPPF 158

 

R (Martin) v Folkestone and Hythe District Council [2020] EWHC 1614 (Admin), Dove J
Andrew Parkinson appeared for the Claimant

“32. Turning to the relevant policies Mr Harwood noted that paragraph 158 of the Framework did not require the question of flood risk and the sequential test to be measured against the EA flood zone maps, but instead provided that the “Strategic Flood Risk Assessment will provide the basis for applying this test”.

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