Floodplain Management Policy (Minnesota)

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Last modified on February 12, 2015.

EZFeed Policy

Place Minnesota


Applies to States or Provinces Minnesota
Name Floodplain Management Policy (Minnesota)
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, Wave Energy, Wind energy
Active Policy Yes
Implementing Sector State/Province














Program Administrator Minnesota Environmental Quality Board
Primary Website https://www.revisor.mn.gov/statutes/?id=103A.207


Last Review 2014-09-15


Information Source http://www.dnr.state.mn.us/waters/watermgmt_section/floodplain/index.html


Summary

The State aims to reduce flood damages through floodplain management, including floodplain zoning, proofing, and flood warning mechanisms; to encourage local governmental units to adopt, enforce, and administer sound floodplain management ordinances; and to coordinate federal, state, and local floodplain management practices. While major alterations and hazardous uses of floodplains are prohibited, consideration shall be given to industrial uses with a compelling reason to locate in a floodplain.


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

Authority 1: Minn. Stat. 103A.207
Date Enacted 1990


Authority 2: 103F.101-165



Authority 3: Minnesota Administrative Rules



Authority 4 6120.5000-6200















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