Yavapai County Flood Control District

 

he Legislature of the State of Arizona delegated responsibility to each county flood control district to adopt regulations designed to promote the public health, safety, and general welfare of its citizenry. The Yavapai County Flood Control District was created, and the initial floodplain regulations were adopted by the District Board of Directors in December 1981. The regulations and requirements of the District's Flood Damage Prevention Ordinance  are intended to minimize public and private losses due to flood conditions. The Yavapai County Drainage Design Manual was first adopted by Resolution 1151 in November 1998. The information in this manual is used for preparing hydrologic, hydraulic and drainage related reports required by Yavapai County. Click here for more information about Yavapai County Flood Control District.

 

In the News...

Cut Flood Insurance Costs

Thursday, July 7th at 3:00 PM Risk Reduction Group in collaboration with the Yavapai County Flood Control District will be offering an informative free online webinar on cutting flood insurance costs. This webinar will cover various topics including new laws that affect policies, mitigation steps and real-life homeowner examples of flood insurance cost savings. Participants are encouraged to email a copy of their elevation certificate and current flood insurance policy to yavapai@yourfloodrisk.com  for a courtesy review. Register here for the webinar. | Flyer

Risk Rating 2.0: Equity in Action

FEMA updated the National Flood Insurance Program's (NFIP) risk rating methodology through the implementation of a new pricing methodology called Risk Rating 2.0 as of April 1, 2022. The new risk rating methodology enables FEMA to deliver rates that are actuarily sound, equitable, easier to understand and better reflect a property's flood risk.

For Property owner information about Risk Rating 2.0 visit: https://www.fema.gov/flood-insurance/risk-rating
Agents visit: https://agents.floodsmart.gov/agents-guide/risk-rating

Lynn Whitman

Director

Appointed 2018

1120 Commerce Drive
Prescott, AZ 86305
(928) 771-3197
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