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Floodplain Regulations

Floodplain regulations apply to land shown on official floodplain maps. Because Charlotte-Mecklenburg is updating its floodplain maps, language in local floodplain regulations is also being revised.

Floodplain Ordinances


Charlotte (Revised effective June 26, 2012) 
     Summary of 2012 changes to City of Charlotte Floodplain Regulations




Matthews (This is a draft form of the revised ordinance. Was adopted in April 2013.)
    PowerPoint presentation to Matthews Town Board in March 2013 explaining ordinance 
Mint Hill (Revised effective April 11, 2013) 
     Summary of 2013 changes to Town of Mint Hill Floodplain Regulations
     PowerPoint presentation to Mint Hill Town Board in March 2013 explaining ordinance changes

Pineville (This is a draft form of the revised ordinance. Was adopted in March 2013.)

Floodplain Regulations Technical Guidance Document

Floodplain Development Forms

Elevation Certificate Form/Instructions

Floodplain Ordinances Terms to Know

(NOTE: These documents are Adobe PDF's and require Adobe Reader to view. You may download a free copy by visiting Adobe.com.)