Floodplain Management (Nebraska)

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EZFeed Policy

Place Nebraska

Applies to States or Provinces Nebraska
Name Floodplain Management (Nebraska)
Policy Category Other Policy
Policy Type Siting and Permitting
Affected Technologies Biomass/Biogas, Coal with CCS, Concentrating Solar Power, Energy Storage, Fuel Cells, Geothermal Electric, Hydroelectric, Hydroelectric (Small), Natural Gas, Nuclear, Solar Photovoltaics, Wind energy
Active Policy Yes

Implementing Sector Local

Program Administrator Nebraska Department of Natural Resources
Primary Website http://nebraskalegislature.gov/laws/browse-chapters.php?chapter=31
Applicable Jurisdiction Opt-in: Local governments in flood-prone areas are encouraged to participate in the national flood insurance program.

Last Review 2014-09-15


This statute contains information on floodplain assessment and flood prevention measures required by the Department of Natural Resources. All facilities that are owned or financed by the state, or constructed on state lands, must take active steps to prevent and minimize flood hazards and maintain the state's eligibility for flood insurance. Upon receipt of sufficient data and maps from the Department or a federal agency, local governments are asked to promulgate and implement effective flood plain management regulations and other flood plain management practices.

Policy Contact

Contact Name Shuhai Zheng
Department Nebraska Department of Natural Resources
Division Floodplain and Dam Safety
Address 301 Centennial Mall South, Lincoln, Nebraska, 68509-4676

Phone 2 402-471-2363
Fax 402-471-2900
Email bill.shuhai.zheng@nebraska.gov
Website http://dnr.ne.gov/website/MainPage.aspx

Authorities (Please contact the if there are any file problems.)

Authority 1: Neb. Rev. Stat. 31-10xx
Date Effective 1993
Date Enacted 1983