As you know we had informed you (as of the email and letter sent below) that we were making an amendment to the Environmental Permitting (England and Wales) Regulations 2016 to extend enforcement undertakings to flood risk activities in England only.
For your information, the amendment has now come into force as of 30 January 2018 – please see link to the amendment in the SI
http://www.legislation.gov.uk/uksi/2018/110/contents/made (see under Part 2, 17)
Note from Carol Tidmarsh, Flood Risk Management, Defra, Area 3C, Nobel House, 17 Smith Square, London SW1P 3JR
External Telephone Number: 0208 026 2851
Please note that we are proposing to undertake some amendments to a few exemptions and exclusions relating to flood risk activities under the EP Regulations which will be the subject of a consultation. We will share the details with you in due course.