Chester County FEMA Open House: New Floodplain Maps

Date: July 20, 2017
Time: 4:30 pm  to  7:00 pm

 

Chester County – FEMA Open House: New Floodplain Maps to be Final 9/29/2017

Date & Time – Thursday, July 20, 2017:   Drop-in hours from 4:30 p.m. to 7:00 p.m.

Location – Chester County Government Services Center, Room 171, 601 Westtown Road, West Chester

               

The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) has updated the Chester County Flood Insurance Rate Maps to revise floodplain boundaries for the Octoraro, Brandywine, Red Clay and White Clay Creek watersheds.  These changes to the Flood Insurance Rate Maps are final and go into effect September 29, 2017. Stop by the FEMA Open House and FEMA staff will show property owners the revised floodplain boundary mapping, explain what it means and answer questions. This event is being coordinated by the Chester County Water Resources Authority and the Chester County Planning Commission. Property owners can also review the pending FEMA floodplain mapping posted on ChescoViews at http://www.chesco.org/2198/ChescoViews. There is no need to register for this event. For more information, please contact Dani-Ella Betz, Chester County Water Resources Authority at wauth@chesco.orgor call (610) 344-5400.