Pre planning application flood risk and land drainage advice service

Before submitting a planning application we recommend discussing your proposed development with Lancashire County Council as the Lead Local Flood Authority.

It has been recognised that there are clear benefits for early engagement in the planning process to support developers and provide relevant, accurate up to date advice regarding flood risk and land drainage.  This charged for service is offered to prevent any issues that could potentially affect your application. 

Application form for pre-application advice (flood risk and land drainage)

Pre-application form 

Please complete this application below and return to to engage with this service. (DOTX 38.1 KB)

Guidance notes

Terms and conditions and fees for our service.