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Program Deficiency

The purpose of this page is to define program deficiency, a commonly used term in floodplain management.


Communities participating in the National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP) must have adequate permitting and other administrative procedures in place to assure compliance with their ordinance. A program deficiency is a defect in a community''s floodplain management regulations or administrative procedures that impairs effective implementation of floodplain management regulations of the standards in 44 CFR (Code of Federal Regulations) sections 60.3, 60.4, or 60.6. Communities will be required to correct any program deficiencies that identified.

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05/23/2019 - 08:53