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

Abstract: 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: Flood plains | Urban areas | Damage (structural) | Legislation

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