Floodplain Management

Floodplain management is the operation of a community program of preventive and corrective measures to reduce the risk of current and future flooding, resulting in a more resilient community. (Source: Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA))


  • To promote, where practical, the natural functions of the floodplain
  • To reduce losses to lives and property from flooding
  • To mitigate damages to structures in the Special Flood Hazard Area (SFHA) from flooding events


  • Promote, manage, and enforce Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) requirements and recommendations
  • Promote, manage, and enforce National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP) requirements and recommendations
  • Promote, manage, and expand participation in the NFIP's Community Rating System (CRS)
  • Manage and make available Flood Insurance Rate Map (FIRM) information
  • Manage the filing of elevation certificates for structures in the SFHA

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