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Floodplain Management Program

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Program Mission:  To reduce the loss of lives and property in Arizona by facilitating appropriate development and mitigating the impact of inappropriate development within floodplains through structural and nonstructural flood control planning assistance.

The Floodplain Management Program is responsible for assisting communities that participate in the National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP), administers the Community Assistance Program, the Map Modernization Program, sets State Standards for floodplain management; and works with local, state, and federal entities during times of flood emergencies.

Statutory authorities for the Floodplain Management Program activities are found in A.R.S. §§ 45-105, 45-1441 et seq., 45-1471 et seq., 45-1491, 45-1501 et seq., and 48-3601 et seq. OffSite Icon

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