Suggested Legislation on Flood Plain Regulation

by Joseph I. Perrey,

Serial Information: Journal of the Hydraulics Division, 1959, Vol. 85, Issue 12, Pg. 43-51

Document Type: Journal Paper


Adequate statutory authority for city, county and regional planning is lacking in many areas. Such authority must be provided if communities are to regulate the use of flood plains in a manner that will limit and tend to reduce the damage from floods. This problem concerns all levels of government.

Subject Headings: Legislation | Flood plains | Urban areas | Damage (structural) | Local government

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