Planning for urban floods in Sweden: the situation in Kristianstad

D. Thorsteinsson, A. Semadeni-Davies & R. Larsson
The physical planning process with respect to urban flood risk in Sweden is currently at the forefront of public perception following several floods in urban areas over recent years. The Swedish planning process has a four-tiered hierarchy covering a range of spatial scales from larger scale comprehensive plans to individual building permits; generally, the smaller the area, the tighter the planning required to manage flooding. There is a judicial vacuum when it comes to who...

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Planning for urban floods in Sweden: the situation in Kristianstad

D. Thorsteinsson, A. Semadeni-Davies & R. Larsson
The physical planning process with respect to urban flood risk in Sweden is currently at the forefront of public perception following several floods in urban areas over recent years. The Swedish planning process has a four-tiered hierarchy covering a range of spatial scales from larger scale comprehensive plans to individual building permits; generally, the smaller the area, the tighter the planning required to manage flooding. There is a judicial vacuum when it comes to who...

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