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Floodplain Management Program

An overview of the New Hampshire's Floodplain Management Program and the information and services it offers

Flooding in New Hampshire often occurs as a result of heavy spring rains, runoff, ice jams, and coastal storms. Damage from flooding can be localized, but the cost of repairs is always high. A floodplain management program is an important part of community land use planning, and the services offered by OEP can help communities and homeowners prepare for and recover from flood events.

A flood-damaged house in Goffstown is elevated following the May 2006 flood event
  • About the Program
    An overview of the assistance offered by the NH Floodplain Management Program and information about NFIP participation in New Hampshire
  • Coastal NH Floodplain Mapping Project
    A resource page about FEMA’s revised mapping of the Atlantic Coast and Great Bay watershed area of New Hampshire.
  • Community Information and Initiatives
    Information about a community’s minimum NFIP requirements including the floodplain permitting process, initiatives that a community can adopt to better promote floodplain management and to earn points through the Community Rating System, and information about mitigation
  • FAQ’s
    Find answers to common questions
  • Flood Insurance
    An overview of flood insurance
  • Links
    Links to helpful federal, state and local floodplain-related sites
  • Maps and Studies
    Information about floodplain maps, flood studies and data
  • News, Events and Training
    Current news and upcoming floodplain-related events and training opportunities
  • Outreach
    Floodplain-related outreach materials for including the Flood Lines newsletter, floodplain fact sheets, and floodplain handbook
  • Regulations
    Floodplain-related regulations, executive orders, and state legislation
  • Technical Information and Guidance
    Technical guidance documents on various NFIP regulations

Contact Us

For more information, contact:

Jennifer Gilbert, CFM, ANFI State Coordinator
NH Office of Energy and Planning
Governor Hugh J. Gallen State Office Park
Johnson Hall, 3rd Floor 107 Pleasant Street
Concord, NH 03301
Voice: (603) 271-1762
Fax: (603) 271-2615
Email: jennifer.gilbert@nh.gov


NH Office of Energy and Planning
Governor Hugh J. Gallen State Office Park
Johnson Hall, 3rd Floor  |  107 Pleasant Street  |  Concord, NH 03301
(603) 271-2155  |  fax: (603) 271-2615