Trinity Watershed Management Department
Preparing for new FEMA Maps throughout the City’s Creeks and Streams
FEMA has released new Flood Insurance Rate Maps (FIRMs) for areas not associated with the Trinity River. Yellow postcards were sent to those property owners potentially affected by the new FEMA maps. If you received a postcard and have questions about FEMA’s remapping, the information below may be of assistance or you may contact Dorcy Clark, City of Dallas at 214.671.9583 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
FEMA has recently announced that it will seek alternative methodology for remapping areas behind levees that are not certified. This announcement will delay Dallas’ pending Trinity River related floodplain maps.
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Living behind a levee always has a risk. The City has a comprehensive emergency evacuation plan for the entire City to help notify you before a flooding emergency. FEMA recommends anyone living near levees and other creeks should have flood insurance. Individuals interested in learning more about flood insurance should visit FEMA’s website:
See below to look up your property in FEMA’s 2007 Digital Flood Insurance Rate Maps on the Dallas Central Appraisal District Website.
Instructions to look up addresses in FEMA’s 2007 Digital Flood Insurance Rate Maps:
Note: These maps are from 2007 and they do not reflect current FEMA remapping efforts.
You can also visit the City of Dallas web site at www.dallascityhall.com for additional information or go to any of these FEMA information areas listed below:
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