To help us assess the development for flood risks, we consult with relevant bodies including the Environment Agency and Devon County Council.

Statutory consultees

Devon County: Lead Local Flood Authority (LLFA)

  • Major applications, but can comment on all applications.

Environment Agency

  • Works near main rivers, Flood zones and Critical drainage Areas (CDA).

The Council's internal drainage board

  • All applications

Non-Statutory consultees

South West Water

  • Comment on capacity and connection to their system


Applications will be assessed against the following legislation: