Northeast Ohio Floodplain Management Workshop

Northeast Ohio Floodplain Management Workshop

When: February 18 from 9:00am - 4:00pm
Where: Cuyahoga County Department of Public Works, 2501 Harvard Ave. Newburg Heights, OH 44105 map this

Date: February 18, 2020

Time: 9am - 4pm

Location: 2501 Harvard Avenue, Newburg Heights, OH 44105

Region: NE OH

Description: The Floodplain Management Workshop for Local Officials will address basic concepts of National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP) mapping, regulations, insurance, and procedures. Attendees will have the opportunity to engage and ask questions. This workshop will be presented by ODNR’s Floodplain Management Program and hosted by Cuyahoga Soil & Water Conservation District.

Class size: 100

Credits: This workshop will be eligible for 6 Continuing Education Credits (CEC) or 5.5 Continuing Professional Development (CPD) Hours. Board of Building Standard (BBS) credits to be determined.

Registration: No Fee. This workshop is open to local officials throughout Ohio. No meals or refreshments will be provided. Attendees are responsible for any necessary travel arrangements. To ensure we are able to provide sufficient seating accommodations and course materials, attendees must register to attend this workshop. Please register for this course below. If registering more than one person, please add the names of additional attendees to the comment box on the 'Checkout' page. The deadline for registration is February 13, 2020.

Inclement Weather: Since severe winter weather could impact travel conditions for workshop participants, Instructors will monitor weather forecasts prior to each training. ODNR staff will notify registrants by email of any course cancellations by 3pm the day prior to a workshop.


8:30 – 9am Arrival

9 – 10am Introduction to the National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP)

Floodplain Mapping

10 – 10:10 Break

10:10 – 11am Floodplain Mapping*

Floodplain Management Regulations

11 – 11:10am Break

11:10 – Noon Floodplain Management Regulations*


Noon – 1pm Lunch on Your Own

1 – 2pm Flood Insurance

2 – 2:10pm Break

2:10pm – 3pm Substantial Damage/Improvement

Enforcement/Variances/Violation Remedy

3 – 3:10pm Break

3:10 – 3:30 Letters of Map Change

3:30 - 4pm Review & Questions

*Includes coverage of coastal V Zones

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