Floodplain Construction Information
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Certificate of Acknowledgement
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
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
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.
Flood Plain Determination for Tank Anchoring and Owner's Flood Plain Certification
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
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
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 flood plain requirements for new construction and substantial home improvements within the 100-year flood plain.
Form used for structures which do not conform to the elevation requirements of the Flood Plain Management Ordinance of Baltimore County. With the current version of the free Acrobat Reader, data may be entered in this form and printed.
Revised July 12, 2012