Floodplain Management

With technical and financial assistance from the NSW Government, Willoughby Council is dedicated to reducing the impact of potential flooding, through mitigation works as well as implementing controls on planning and development in flood prone areas.

To develop Floodplain Risk Management Plans, the following tasks must be completed:

  1. Preparation of a Flood Study
  2. Preparation of a Floodplain Risk Management Study
  3. Development of a Floodplain Risk Management Plan
  4. Implementation of the Plan

The implementation of Floodplain Risk Management Plans will include flood mitigation measures, flood warnings, flood readiness and emergency management.