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Floodplain Management Program

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

News and Updates:

  • OSI is holding a free two-hour Floodplain Administrator 101 training workshop in Warren for interested community officials on August 29th from 6pm to 8pm. The workshop is intended for NH community officials who administer and enforce floodplain regulations, review applications and/or issue permits for development in floodplain areas, and for other community officials who are interested in learning more about a community’s responsibilities as a participant in the NFIP. The workshop will provide information and guidance about the NFIP, FEMA floodplain maps and studies, key floodplain regulations, and the responsibilities of the floodplain administrator and the community to remain in good standing in the NFIP. To RSVP, please contact Samara Ebinger at OSI at samara.ebinger@osi.nh.gov or 603-271-1755.
  • FEMA is offering a free 2-day training course about the Community Rating System (CRS) for community officials and other interested parties on August 13-14, 2019 in Concord from 8:30am to 4:30pm. To register, or for more information, please contact Samara Ebinger at OSI at samara.ebinger@osi.nh.gov or 603-271-1755.
  • The NH Floodplain Management Program is pleased to announce the release of the State’s updated Model Floodplain Management Ordinances. In addition, an accompanying notes document for each ordinance and a companion Menu of Higher Floodplain Regulation Standards were developed. All of the documents can be found on OSI’s Regulations page.
  • Get the latest news about the National Flood Insurance Program and floodplain management topics in New Hampshire in the latest edition of our Flood Lines newsletter!

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Contact Us

For more information, contact:

Samara Ebinger, CFM
Assistant State Coordinator
Voice: 603-271-1755
Email: samara.ebinger@osi.nh.gov

Jennifer Gilbert, CFM, ANFI
State Coordinator
Voice: 603-271-1762
Email: jennifer.gilbert@osi.nh.gov

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