Please find attached information on floodplain regulations and the courts. Some jurisdictions have faced legal challenges both for approving and denying permits for development activities. This summary provides information about the court outcomes of some cases which gives insight to the Council’s ability to lower our flood risks and protect property rights for and from development.
Call Jennifer Gerbasi at 873-6565 for information specific to Terrebonne Mitigation Programs or for more Association of State Floodplain Manager materials.
For more information from the federal government on flood insurance or to get a quote call 1-888-379-9531 or visit www.floodsmart.gov .