Floodplain Management

Floodplain Management

Reviews building permit and development applications for compliance with adopted floodplain management regulations read on Floodplain Management

Flood Protection Information

A floodplain is any land area susceptible to being inundated by water from any source. A Special Flood Hazard Area is the land in the floodplain within a community subject to a one (1) percent chance or greater of flooding in any given year. These zones are designated with an “A” or a “V”. read on Flood Protection Information

Manatee County Adopts New Floodplain Ordinance

Manatee County Adopts New Floodplain Ordinance

FEMA Flood Insurance Rate Maps are being updated and digitized. Manatee County has provided this interactive map for your information so that you may see if your property is effected by the changes. This information is preliminary and subject to change. read on Manatee County Adopts New Floodplain Ordinance

New FEMA Flood Insurance Rate Maps

New FEMA Flood Insurance Rate Maps

Manatee County's Flood Insurance Rate Maps (FIRMs) are currently being digitized and updated by the Federal Emergency Management Agency. read on New FEMA Flood Insurance Rate Maps

Flood Elevation Determination Forms

Flood Elevation Determination Forms

Need information on your flood zone for your mortgage company or insurance agent? For a fee, the Floodplain Division of the Building & Development Services Department will provide information for you. Download the Flood Elevation Determination Form and submit to the Floodplain Division. read on Flood Elevation Determination Forms

National Flood Insurance Program Flood Insurance

Standard homeowners insurance does not cover flood damage. As Manatee County is a participant in the National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP), flood insurance is made available to all citizens for both residential and commercial properties. read on Flood Insurance

Building in the Floodplain

Building in the Floodplain

The following are publications and technical bulletins on construction within the floodplain. read on Building in the Floodplain

Forms

Forms

Download forms for floodplain management read on Forms