Floodplain Administrator 101

Training Workshop, Coastal Edition


*Photo credit: Melissa Paly, 2017


Community officials who administer and enforce floodplain regulations, review applications and/or issue permits for development in floodplain areas, and others who are interested in learning more about the National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP)

When Thursday, December 6, 2018, 9:00 am – 3:00 pm

*In case of inclement weather, the workshop will be held on Monday, December 10, instead

Where Hugh Gregg Coastal Conservation Center, 89 Depot Rd, Greenland, NH
Registration This event is free, but reservations are required. To RSVP, please contact Samara Ebinger, Principal Planner, NH Office of Strategic Initiatives: Samara.Ebinger@osi.nh.gov, 603-271-1755.

*When RSVP-ing, please indicate if you require a vegetarian or gluten-free meal for lunch.

Contact Questions? Email Samara Ebinger or call (603) 271-1755.

The NH Coastal Adaptation Workgroup, in coordination with the NH Office of Strategic Initiatives, the NH Homeland Security and Emergency Management Office, and the Federal Emergency Management Agency, are offering a free Floodplain Administrator 101 training workshop for local community officials and other interested stakeholders on December 6, 2018, from 9am to 3pm. Lunch will be provided. The workshop will focus on the following topics:

  • key floodplain regulations including the new NH model floodplain development ordinance
  • FEMA floodplain maps and studies
  • coastal construction best practices
  • Elevation Certificates
  • the responsibilities of the floodplain administrator and the community to remain in good standing in the NFIP

An overview of FEMA’s hazard mitigation grant programs available to communities for projects to reduce the risk from flooding and other disasters will also be covered.