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FLOODPLAIN MANAGEMENT

220 West Willow Street, Building B
Lafayette LA 70501

Hours: 7:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Phone: 337-291-8491 

FLOODPLAIN ADMINISTRATOR: John Broyles

LIBRARY OF PUBLICATIONS

Above the Flood: Elevating your Floodprone House (FEMA-347, 2000)

Coastal Construction Manual (FEMA-P-55, 2011)

Elevated Residential Structures (FEMA-54, 1984)

Homeowner’s Guide to Retrofitting (FEMA-P-312, 2014)

Home Builder’s Guide to Coastal Construction (FEMA-P-499, 2010)

Mitigation of Flood and Erosion Damage to Residential Buildings in Coastal Areas (FEMA-257, 1994)  

Protecting Building Utilities from Flood Damage book (FEMA-P-348, 2017)

Protecting Floodplain Resources (FEMA-268, 1996)

Protecting Manufactured Homes from Floods and Other Hazards (FEMA-P-85, 2009)

Protect Wells from Contamination by Flooding (FEMA, 2008)  

Reducing Damage from Localized Flooding (FEMA-511, 2005)

Substantial Improvement/Substantial Damage Desk Reference (FEMA-P-758, 2010)

FEMA Flood Mitigation - Information on Retrofitting Your Home (FEMA

NFIP: Condominium Coverage (FEMA F-029, 2019)

NFIP: Increased Cost of Compliance Coverage (FEMA-301, 2003)

Answers to Questions About the National Flood Insurance Program (F-084, 2011)

Benefits of Flood Insurance vs Disaster Assistance (FEMA-F-217, 2012)

Coastal Barrier Resources Act Fact Sheet (FEMA, 2011)

Myths and Facts About the NFIP (FEMA-F002, 2010)  

Preferred Risk Policy for Homeowners and Renters (FEMA-F-436, 2017)

Preferred Risk Policy for Businesses (FEMA-F-437, 2017)

Questions and Answers About Flood Insurance for Real Estate Professionals (FEMA-F-435, 2017)

Top Ten Facts for Consumers (FEMA-F301, 2013)  

Openings in Foundation Walls

Flood-Resistant Materials Requirements

Non-Residential Floodproofing - Requirements and Certification

Floodproofing Non-Residential Buildings

Elevator Installation

Below-Grade Parking Requirements

Wet Floodproofing Requirements

Crawlspace Construction for Buildings Located in Special Flood Hazard Areas

Ensuring that Structures Built on Fill In or Near Special Flood Hazard Areas are Reasonably Safe From Flooding (2001)

Build Back Safer and Stronger - What You Need to Know

Important Websites

Lafayette Parish Existing/Preliminary Flood Map

LUS Hurricane Handbook

Floodsmart.gov

Louisiana Hurricane Game Plan Website

Local River Gauges

Awareness and Disaster Evacuation Guide

www.fema.gov

www.usgs.gov

www.noaa.gov

www.flash.org

www.stormstruck.org

www.floods.org

www.weather.gov

www.lfma.org