Who sets the standard for what is a floodplain, flood zone, floodway, and flood fridge?

These standards are by studies of the channels or streams and are set by FEMA.

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1. What are section corners?
2. Where can I get a county map?
3. Where can I get a recorded plat of my property?
4. Why was my survey drawing not recorded when my property was surveyed?
5. Why do I see people from your office working or digging in the middle of the road?
6. When do I need a drainage permit?
7. What is the process for a drainage permit?
8. What is the Hancock County Drainage Board and who are the members?
9. How can I contact the Hancock County Drainage Board?
10. When do I need to go before the Hancock County Drainage Board?
11. When and where does the Drainage Board meet?
12. What is a floodplain?
13. What is a flood zone?
14. What is a floodway?
15. What is a flood fringe?
16. Who sets the standard for what is a floodplain, flood zone, floodway, and flood fridge?
17. Who can help me with a flood zone determination?
18. Can I build in a floodplain? Floodway?
19. What is an elevation certificate? When do I need one?
20. What is a regulated drain?
21. Where do I find maps of regulated drains?
22. I have a tile that connects to a regulated drain. Does this mean that maintaining this tile is the county’s responsibility?
23. What do the terms “brushing” and “dredging” mean?
24. What is a “watershed”?
25. Why do I pay a drainage assessment and the drain is not on my property?
26. How do I petition to make a drain a regulated drain?
27. What is the general drainage improvement fund?
28. What is a drain maintenance fund?
29. Who contributes to the general drain fund?
30. How is the interest gained from investment applied to drainage funds?
31. How long does a drain stay on assessment?
32. Where do I pay my drainage assessment?
33. How is a drainage assessment determined?
34. What are benchmarks?
35. What is a “legal survey”?
36. Do you do private surveys?
37. What is the Community Rating System (CRS) program?
38. How do I get in touch with IDNR? FEMA? Army Corps of Engineers? NRCS?
39. What is NPDS Phase II?
40. How does a licensed surveyor locate your property lines?