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  • Floodplain Manager’s Notebook July 2018

    Date: July 2018

    Author: Quinn, Rebecca

    Publisher: Association of State Floodplain Managers

    Summary: When local regulations don’t have specific provisions, evaluating placement of fill that might adversely impact drainage may take some interpretation of the intent that regulations are intended to minimize losses due to flooding. Helping community inspectors and other staff to better understand floodplain management can improve enforcement and reduce liability.

    Keywords: Fill, Enforcement, Drainage, Inspections, Liability for flood damages


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  • Floodplain Manager’s Notebook March 2010

    Date: March 2010

    Author: Quinn, Rebecca

    Publisher: Association of State Floodplain Managers

    Summary: Coordinating floodplain management regulations and the flood provisions in the International Codes, noting some advantages and challenges when using the codes to fulfill NFIP requirements.

    Keywords: Floodplain management, Building laws, Building inspection, Flood insurance--Law and legislation--United States


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  • Floodplain Manager’s Notebook May 2010

    Date: May 2010

    Author: Quinn, Rebecca

    Publisher: Association of State Floodplain Managers

    Summary: Highlighting some differences between the NFIP minimums and ASCE 24, the standard referenced by the Internationbal Codes, including freeboard, engineered openings, and requirements for fill, Coastal A Zone, Zone V foundations, and dry floodproofing.

    Keywords: Flood damage prevention, ASCE 24, Freeboard, Engineered openings, Fill, Coastal A Zone, Foundation, Dry floodproofing


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  • Floodplain Manager’s Notebook September 2016

    Date: September 2016

    Author: Quinn, Rebecca

    Publisher: Association of State Floodplain Managers

    Summary: When is a basement a basement -- taking a closer look at the phrase "below grade on all sides" and handling fill that wraps around the corners of the "lower side" of buildings set into sloping sites.

    Keywords: Building laws, Basements


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