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    Draft Flood Risk Management Strategies and Local Flood Risk Management Plans

    Tue, 07 Apr 2015

    Consultation: Draft Flood Risk Management Strategies and Local Flood Risk Management Plans

    (Ayrshire Roads Alliance) A Partnership between East Ayrshire Council and South Ayrshire Council as partner Local Authorities for the Ayrshire Local Plan District, as identified under the Flood Risk Management (Scotland) Act 2009 hereby advise that information contributing to the delivery of the Flood Risk Management (Scotland) Act 2009 will be available for review from Monday 2nd March 2015.

    Scotland has been separated into 14 Local Plan Districts, which are based on river catchments. For each Local Plan District a Flood Risk Management Strategy will be published by the Scottish Environment Protection Agency (SEPA) in December 2015.  A Local Flood Risk Management Plan will also be published by each Lead Local Authority in June 2016. Phase one of the consultation, began in December 2014 and included a summary of the main sources and impacts of flooding in the Local Plan Districts.

    The phase two consultation which allows the public to comment on the plans including the objectives and actions will open on Monday 2nd March 2015 and will close on Tuesday 2nd June 2015.  If you want to have your say visit

    Have your say

    You can access the public consultation via the national Citizen Space website which includes a postcode search facility to allow you to search for the information that applies to your local area. Further information is also available on SEPA’s web site.

    The preferred route for responses is through the website, or in writing to:-

    SEPA Flood Risk Management Consultation
    Angus Smith Building,
    6 Parklands Avenue
    North Lanarkshire
    ML1 4WQ

    For further information you may also wish to contact SEPA at or call its contact centre 03000 99 66 99.

    Consultation drop-in sessions

    You can visit the following drop-in sessions to get more information on the consultation and talk to the Council’s Flood Risk Management Team.

    Date Venue
    5th May Troon Library
    7th May Prestwick Library
    12th May Ayr Library
    14th May Stewarton Library
    19th May Girvan Library
    22nd May Dick Institute, Kilmarnock
    28th May Drongan Library