Governance and Technical policies are available to view and/or download. Where possible we will have one policy document adopted by the Axe Brue, North Somerset Levels and Parrett Drainage Boards.

All policies approved by the Boards are reviewed periodically. If the policy you are seeking is not available to download please contact the office on 01278 789906.

Policy documents available for download:

Governance Policies

Standing Orders: Standing Orders were amended in April 2020 to include new rules 28 and 29, and duly approved by the Secretary of State.

Certificate of Approval     Axe Brue 2012    North Somerset Levels   Parrett 2005

Financial Policy 2019

Scheme of Delegation 2019

Health & Safety Policy 2019

Members’ Code of Conduct  2017  Parrett     Axe Brue

Register of Members’ Interests 2014 – currently under review

Gifts & Hospitality Policy 2014

Risk Management and Assessment Strategy 2014

Anti-Bribery Policy 2014

Anti-Fraud and Corruption Policy 2014

Whistle Blowing Policy & Confidential Reporting Code 2014

Freedom of Information Publication Scheme 2014

Data Protection Policy 2014

Division of responsibilities between Chair and Chief Executive  2014

Technical Policies

The Boards have adopted policies on their approach to the consenting of works in a watercourse or within 9 metres of that watercourse.

Part 6 Fencing to watercourses – please note this policy is currently under review

Interim Part 6 Fencing to watercourses Policy

Fencing Policy Guidance notes