Flood Planning Guidance

APA CALIFORNIA FLOODPLAIN PLANNING GUIDANCE

This guidance document is intended to provide city and county planners, particularly those in the Central Valley, with information about the new state requirements for floodplain planning. It provides background information on the key 2007 legislation, describes the requirements that apply to state agencies, cities, and counties, and briefly discusses methods of implementing these requirements. For further reference, a timeline for compliance and copies of the pertinent legislation, as well as excerpts from the applicable codes, are included as appendices.