Development In The Floodplain

Protecting Your Property

Protecting property from flood damage is one of the steps taken to reduce property damage. The Home Owners Guide for Flood, Storm Debris and Erosion Control offers information on how residents can take practical measures to protecting their home. It is offered on the City of Los Angeles Department of Building and Safety website (http://ladbs.org/) located here: http://ladbs.org/LADBSWeb/LADBS_Forms/Publications/floodmit.pdf.

FEMA has also provided various educational resources on their online library concerning these protective measures at: http://www.fema.gov/library/viewRecord.do?id=3262.

Permit Information

Permit information can be found on the City of Los Angeles Department of Building and Safety website at: http://ladbs.org/. Additionally the Bureau of Engineering website offers various permit manuals for a wide variety of topics at http://eng.lacity.org/techdocs/permits/index.htm.

Documents you should have before making your appointment with the Stormwater group – National Flood Insurance program Section at ( 213 ) 485-4820: Information before Making an Appointment.