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

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

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