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Floodplain Construction Information

100-year Floodplain Site Plan Requirements (PDF)
Information regarding the site plan requirements for 100-year floodplains. Effective immediately for VE and Coastal A flood zones. Effective November 1, 2014 for AE flood zones.

Certificate of Acknowledgement (PDF)
Form used acknowledging notification of flood zone and regulations that must be followed. With the current version of the free Acrobat Reader, data may be entered in this form and printed.

Construction In Areas Subject to Flooding (PDF)
County Council Bill 40-12, effective July 1, 2012 regarding construction in areas subject to flooding including tidal and riverine surface waters within the 100-year floodplain.

Declaration of Land Restriction (PDF)
Form used to declare land restriction for certain structures in the flood plain. With the current version of the free Acrobat Reader, data may be entered in this form and printed.

Floodplain Determination for Tank Anchoring and Owner's Floodplain Certification (PDF)
Form used to determine the anchoring of fuel tanks located in a tidal flood plain and to certify that a property owner does not live in a flood plain.

Frequently Asked Questions (PDF)
If you are building or renovating in a waterfront or stream area, the floodplain regulations can be confusing. Here are some of the questions and answers people frequently ask.

Guidelines for flood restoration work in Baltimore County (PDF)
Up-to-date information to help people who are restoring and repairing their homes to avoid problems and delays. Review the guidelines concerning repairs / restorations, damaged foundations, and demolition / razing of your house.

Home Construction in Flood Hazard Areas and Flood Plain Requirements
Information detailing floodplain requirements for new construction and substantial home improvements within the 100-year floodplain.

Non-Conversion Agreement (PDF)
Form used for structures which do not conform to the elevation requirements of the Floodplain Management Ordinance of Baltimore County. With the current version of the free Acrobat Reader, data may be entered in this form and printed.

Revised October 20, 2014

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