Floodplain Management

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Regulating Floodplain Development

Find information on model ordinances, permit requirements, minimum standards and elevation requirements.
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Floodplain Maps and Technical Resources

Resources are available for accessing flood maps, map updates and appeals, determining base flood elevations, hydraulic models and technical resources. Learn more »

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Flood Insurance

Information is available on getting a policy, mandatory purchase, coverage, policy rates, claims and other considerations.
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Floodplain Management in Minnesota: Past, Present, and Future

Learn about Minnesota’s efforts to promote responsible floodplain development »