Flood Awareness Week

Flood Awareness Week is November 14th – 20th.  Nevada floods.  Are you prepared?  Learn about the three types of dangerous floods in Nevada here.

FEMA Flood Insurance Rate Map (FIRM) Changes

Several properties will be coming out of the floodplain based on new mapping that will go into effect on November 29, 2021.  If a property or house is removed from the floodplain, flood insurance may no longer be required by the mortgage lender.

Low Impact Development

The department adopted low-impact development (LID) standards and incorporated them into the city’s development standards.  LID standards are design practices for stormwater management and include features such as rain gardens, rain barrels and permeable pavements.