The Office of Energy and Planning’s (OEP) newest update of the New Hampshire Floodplain Management Handbook was completed in September 2006. This handbook replaces the last version, known as the New Hampshire Flood Insurance Handbook, which was updated in April 2004.
This handbook is a reference guide for communities that participate in the National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP) and other interested parties involved in floodplain management. The handbook provides information about the NFIP including community responsibilities, floodplain regulations, floodplain mapping, and flood insurance.
The following is a list of the chapters contained in the 2006 New Hampshire Floodplain Management Handbook:
- The National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP)
- Floodplain 101
- NFIP Floodplain Management Requirements
- Construction Requirements
- Coastal Regulations
- NFIP Flood Maps and Studies
- Flood Insurance
- Disaster Operations and Mitigation
"2006 New Hampshire Floodplain Management Handbook" (4MB)