Flood Risk Assessments (FRA)
This is a Planning requirement for all applications that lie with the Department of the Environment ‘at risk’ areas notably those that are close to rivers and the coastline.
The FRA takes into account the risk and impact of flooding on the site, and takes into consideration how the development may affect flooding in the local area. It also includes provides recommendations as to how the risk of flooding to the site can be improved or improved following development.
The FRA also advises on material measures that can be implemented during construction.