Flood Risk Assessment
This Strategic Flood Risk Assessment has been prepared by the Planning Department of Kilkenny County Council in accordance with the Department of Environment, Heritage and Local Government’s Planning System and Flood Risk Management Guidelines for Planning Authorities, 2009.
In line with The Planning System and Flood Risk Management – Guidelines for Planning Authorities, a staged approach has been taken to the appraisal and assessment of flood risk for Amendment No. 2 of the Callan Local Area Plan 2009-2020.
The document consists of the following main sections:
Section 1 Introduction
Section 2 Flood Assessment
Section 3 Recommendations
 Directive 2007/ 60/ EC of the European Parliament and of the Council of 23rd October 2007 on the assessment and management of flood risk: Official Journal L288/ 27-34.