National Flood Insurance Program Workshop

Wed, 07/13/2011 - 5:00am - 8:00am

The New York State Department of Environmental Conservation will be having a three hour workshop on Introduction to the National Flood Insurance Program on July 13, 2011 from 9:00AM to 12:00Noon.

Try to sign in 30 minutes before class begins

Accredited for in-service training for code enforcement officials

For more information contact the NYS DEC Floodplain Management Section 518-402-8185 or by e-mail at floodpln [at] gw [dot] dec [dot] state [dot] ny [dot] us

Workshop Contents

  • Brief History and Description of NFIP
  • Flood Insurance Studies and Maps
  • Flood Forces
  • Program Definitions
  • Administering Floodplain Ordinances
  • Technical Standards
  • Substantial Damage
  • And Much More

Do you know how to properly manage development in your floodplains in order to minimize the risk of flood-related damage and destruction and to maintain compliance with federal requirements?

Are you uncertain of the rules and regulations of the National Flood Insurance Program? Unsure of exactly how to issue a floodplain development permit? Uncertain of what activities must receive a floodplain development permit? Do you know where to go for all the information needed?

To provide you with practical information, the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation, as the state NFIP coordinating agency, is offering this free workshop to help you meet your obligations under the National Flood Insurance Program. All appropriate community personnel are urged to attend.


You will receive:

  • Practical information on how to manage floodplains to minimize flood damages.
  • Explanations of NFIP terms and rules.
  • An introduction to understanding NFIP maps and flood insurance studies.
  • An understanding of the NFIP construction and development requirements.
  • Information about Building Code requirements for projects in flood hazard areas.
  • Department of State sanctioned Continuing Education Units.

Important Notice


Registration Form

National Flood Insurance Program

(Copy this form as many times as needed)


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Workshop Location



There is no fee for the workshop. We would appreciate pre-registration in order to plan for the space and materials.

Mail to:

New York State Dept. of Env. Cons.

Bureau of Flood Protection and

Dam Safety

625 Broadway, 4th Floor

Albany, NY 12233-3504


Fax: 518-402-9209,

Attn: Bill Nechamen

Or print form and E-Mail to

floodpln [at] gw [dot] dec [dot] state [dot] ny [dot] us

Sponsored by the NYS Department of Environmental Conservation Division of Water Bureau of Flood Protection and Dam Safety and the Federal Emergency Management Agency Mitigation Division.



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