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Floodplain Zoning and Management Resources

Model Zoning Ordinance

A new standard model floodplain ordinance and model floodplain ordinance with flood storage language went into effect on July 18, 2017. The appropriate model should be used by any community amending or adopting a floodplain ordinance after that date.

For copies of the documents listed below in Microsoft Word format or for copies of earlier versions of the model ordinances, please contact DNR Floodplains.

Sample letters and documents

Contact information
For floodplain policy, zoning contact: DNR Floodplains