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Precautionary measures when granting of building permit provisions

  • Description
  • Fields of action
  • Synergies
  • Good practice examples
  • References

Requirements are expressed when granting building permissions, in order to prevent negative consequences of pluvial floods for buildings and for third parties.

Fields of action Buildings,Settlement areas
Synergies may exist between heavy rain risk management measures and other development goals like environmental protection, health care, and economic performance. Harnessing them requires involvement of different actors, enforcement of exchange between you and them and holistic thinking.

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  • Amt der Oberösterreichischen Landesregierung (2015): Hangwassermanagement Maßnahmenkatalog [management of pluvial floods catalogue of measures] (unpublished brochure, online version accessible at URL: Bauverfahren

Sabine Scharfe, Saxon State Office for Environment, Agriculture and Geology