Floodplain Regulations Committee
Floodplain Regulations Committee Chair Contacts
Policy Committee Work Plan: ASFPM Floodplain Regulations Committee 2018-2019
Memorandum For: Write Your Own (WYO) Principal Coordinators and the National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP) Servicing Agent. Subject: Revised Elevation Certificate and Floodproofing Certificate Approved
Subject: Response to Notice and Request for Comments int he Federal Register/Vol. 72, No. 76/Friday, April 20, 2007/Notices, Department of Homeland Security, Federal Emergency Management Agency, Form 81-92 and Form 81-92A (MT-E Form)
Links and Documents
FEMA’s Community Rating System (CRS)– The NFIP’s CRS is a voluntary incentive program that recognizes and encourages community floodplain management activities that exceed the minimum NFIP requirements. The following website provides resources which aid communities in the development of more stringent floodplain ordinances compliance with the CRS.
The following list provides links to the floodplain regulations of the top four CRS communities:
The State of North Carolina has developed model ordinances that enforce higher regulatory standards. The model ordinance and Guidebook Safer Development in Flood-prone Areas – A Guidebook for Community Officials.
State of North Carolina
The Floodplain Regulations Committee met June 12, 2006 at the annual conference in Albuquerque, NM. Also, the committee participated in an ASFPM policy committee retreat in Rhode Island Oct. 28-30, 2006.
Higher Regulatory Standards White Paper.
Survey of State Floodplain Management and Hazard Mitigation Executive Orders
On May 4, 2007 a survey was sent to all state NFIP coordinators and state hazard mitigation officers. This survey requested information on Executive Orders related to hazard mitigation and floodplain management.
Floodplain/floodway White Paper
Critical Facilities White Paper
FEMA review of “automatic adoption” clauses in local floodplain regulations.
Comments on LOMA-EZ (Federal Register/Vol. 72, No. 76/Friday, April 20, 2007)
Update on Repetitive Loss Mitigation Legislation and Regulations.
National Flood Insurance Program Evaluation. The document is here: http://www.fema.gov/business/nfip/nfipeval.shtm
V-Zone fill and free-of-obstruction issues.
The committee has been asked to look into potential conflicts with the way different regulations/codes/guidance docs treat certain V-Zone fill/obstruction issues. The concern is over outcomes that actually cause the potential for additional vulnerability.
Update of National Flood Programs in review. The current version of this document is here: National Flood Programs & Policies in Review (2015)