Video 15: Local Floodplain Development Regulations

In order for a community to participate in the National Flood Insurance Program, it must adopt a floodplain management ordinance that meets the minimum requirements of both FEMA and the state of Iowa.  This video addresses how local communities exercise floodplain management authority through their floodplain management ordinances, which regulate development in the floodway and floodway fringe.  The video also covers some common exemptions to development regulations.    

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