Flood Zone Regulations
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If you believe your property was incorrectly identified as a Special Flood Hazard Area (SFHA) by the National Flood Insurance Program, you may submit an application to FEMA for a formal determination of the property's location and/or elevation relative to the SFHA. This is called a Letter of Map Change (LOMC) request. Visit FEMA's website at https://www.fema.gov/flood-maps/change-your-flood-zone for details on the LOMC application process.
FLOOD DAMAGE PREVENTION REGULATIONS
The Butler County Flood Damage Prevention Regulations were adopted to promote the public health, safety and general welfare, protect the natural function of streams, and to minimize public losses due to flood conditions in specific areas by provisions designed to:
This map represents the 500-year floodplain, 100-year floodplain, and floodway boundaries in Butler County, Ohio as illustrated on the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) NFIP maps. The Ohio Department of Natural Resources (DNR) scanned the maps into TIFF Group 4 images then rectified the data to the Ohio Department of Transportation (ODOT) road centerline network vector files and digitized at a scale of 1:24,000. The Butler County Department of Development (BCDOD) included areas where Letters of Map Amendments (LOMA) and Letters of Map Revision (LOMR) have been approved by FEMA. BCDOD also included the July 2005 Butler County Auditor's parcel shapefile. Please contact the BCDOD 513-887-3413 to check for current flood hazard information.
The Butler County Department of Development (BCDOD) and the Ohio Department of Natural Resources (DNR) provide this geographic data "as is." BCDOD and DNR make no guarantee or warranty concerning the accuracy of information contained in the geographic data. BCDOD and DNR further make no warranties, either expressed or implied, as to the condition of the product, or its fitness for any particular purpose. The burden for determining fitness for use lies entirely with the user. Although the data has been processed successfully on computers of BCDOD and DNR, no warranty, expressed or implied, is made by BCDOD and DNR regarding the use of this data on any other system, nor does the fact of distribution constitute or imply any such warranty. In no event shall BCDOD and DNR have any liability whatsoever for payment of any consequential, incidental, indirect, special, or tort damages of any kind, including, but not limited to, any loss of profits arising out of use of or reliance on the geographic data.