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Floodplain Information

Barton County Floodplain Map

Link to the countywide floodplain map.  After the aerial view loads, you will need to zoom in before the floodplain map is visible.  Click on the Layer List in the upper right-hand corner to change the features that are displayed.  For example, in the NFHL layer choose the "LOMAs" box to see where Letters of Map Amendment have been issued.  LOMAs typically indicate where a structure or property has been proven to be above the base flood elevation. 

Barton County Floodplain Management Resolution 2018-18

Barton County Floodplain Application (Fillable Form)

The purpose of floodplain regulations is to promote the public health, safety, and general welfare, and to minimize flood losses by applying provisions designed to:

     Restrict or prohibit uses which are dangerous to health, safety or property in times of flooding or cause undue increases in flood heights or velocities.

     Require that uses vulnerable to floods, including public facilities which serve such uses, be provided with flood protection at the time of initial construction.

     Protect individuals from buying lands which are unsuited for intended purposes because of flood hazards.

Links for Additional Floodplain Information:

FloodSmart

FEMA Flood Map Service Center

Substantial Improvement-Substantial Damage Guidelines

FEMA Elevation Certificate

 

 

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