The guidance introduces the strategic context of Metropolitan Glasgow Strategic Drainage Partnership (MGSDP) and Surface Water Management Plans and work being undertaken by the Government and Scottish Environmental Protection Agency (SEPA).
In terms of guidance it introduces a requirement for Flood Risk Screening for developments over 5 or more dwellings or development of more than 250 sq m floor area.
It also updates flood risk assessment requirements, set sets out guidance on development in Functional Flood Plains or affecting Watercourses. It sets out requirements for applicants to prepare a Surface Water Drainage Strategy involving various details to be provided including SUDS.
Public consultation concluded on in September 2014.
These have now been adopted.