Under the NSW Government’s Flood Prone Land Policy, councils across NSW are responsible for the management of flood liable land.
We have a responsibility to manage floodplains to ensure that any:
We need to have a policy with respect to controlling development on flood prone land and in doing so, be satisfied that all new development adequately minimises the risk to human life and damage to property, and avoids significant adverse impacts on flood behaviour and the environment.
Councillor Katrina Humphries
Councillor John Tramby
Council Engineering and Planning Staff
Office of Environment and Heritage (OEH)
State Emergency Service (SES)