Flood Maps For Frederick City & County Available For Public Review

They were developed by FEMA.


Frederick, Md (KM) The Federal Emergency Management Agency has released a new Flood Insurance Rate Map and a Flood Insurance Study for Frederick County, including the City of Frederick.

City officials say there will be a review period until October 31st for the public to identify changes and corrections to non-technical information, such as corporate limits, and road and stream names for both documents.

There will 90-day period to review technical information in the map and the report. That would include flood elevations, base flood depths, flood zone designations, or regulatory floodways within a community.

Digital copies of the two documents can downloaded from the FEMA website. (https://www.fema.gov/preliminaryfloodhazarddata/)

A property owner in the city of Frederick can contact the City Engineering Department to review the updated information and ask questions. They can contact Richard Albee at 301-600-3828, or [email protected]. Property owners in the county can contact Zoning Administrator Tolson DeSa at 301-600-1491, or by e-mail at [email protected].


By Kevin McManus