Local elections: results

The results of the Woking Borough Council, Surrey County Council and Surrey Police and Crime Commissioner 2021 elections have been declared.

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Coronavirus information

The Civic Offices remain closed to the public. We're continuing to deliver services to the community. For council service updates, national guidance and how to contact us, click the link below.

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Sustainable Urban Drainage Systems (SuDS)

Requirements for SuDS

All major planning applications (developments of 10 or more dwellings or equivalent non-residential or mixed development) are expected to have sustainable drainage systems for the management of surface water run-off, unless demonstrated to be inappropriate.

Our SuDS policies can also be downloaded:

Download our validation checklist for full or reserved matters applications 

Download our validation checklist for outline planning application 

You also need to submit a surface water drainage statement completed and signed by a competent drainage engineer recognised by the Engineering Council , the Institution of Civil Engineers  or equivalent.

Download a surface water drainage statement template 

More information is available in our SuDS advice note.

Download our SuDS advice