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Posted on: April 8, 2019

Flood Damage Prevention Ordinance Update

Jefferson County participates in the National Flood
Insurance Program (NFIP), which allows property owners in unincorporatedJefferson County to obtain flood insurance for development within mapped
floodplains.  

In 2018, the Federal Emergency ...

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Posted on: September 21, 2018

Critical Areas Ordinance Update

Jefferson County is in the process of updating the Critical Areas Ordinance. Best available science documents and Planning Commission Agendas are available. Jefferson County is updating Chapter 18.22 of the Unified Development Code. The department began r...

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Community Development
Posted on: March 1, 2018

FEMA Floodplain Maps

The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) has issued preliminary maps showing revisions to the 100-year floodplain, which has a 1% chance of flooding in any year. FEMA has released preliminary maps for flood areas along coastal, marine waters and fre...

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