Consenting of watercourses | Oxfordshire County Council

Consenting of watercourses

A watercourse includes any river, stream, ditch, cut or channel (not including public sewers).

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Applying for consent

Guidance on how to apply for works affecting a watercourse

Consenting regulations

The Lead Local Flood Authority has a duty to regulate certain drainage activities.


Enforcement on watercourse and riparian owner duties.

What requires consent?

Consenting of work that affect ordinary watercourses.

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