Flood Management


The Connecticut Flood Management Program requires certification, or an exemption, for all state actions within floodplains.

The floodplain is considered to be the area located within the limits of the 100-year flood.Thefloodplainfor a critical activity meansthe area located within the limits of the 500-year flood. Critical activity includes the treatment, storage and disposal of hazardous waste and the siting of hospitals, housing for the elderly, schools, or residences. 

Related Resources

Additional information regarding Flood Management Certification such as the DEEP Permitting Fact Sheet and Pre-Application Guidance can be found below.