Floodplain Management

The purpose of Floodplain Management is to promote the public health, safety and general welfare, and to minimize public and private losses due to flood conditions in flood hazard areas.

Kern County Floodplain Management Code (585 downloads)
Kern County Grading Code (474 downloads)
Kern County Hydrology Manual (1106 downloads) (.zip 99MB)


Engineering Bulletin 11-01 Precipitation Data (374 downloads)
Engineering Bulletin 11-02 Sump Volume Requirements (365 downloads)
Engineering Bulletin 11-03 Financial Assurance Requirements (318 downloads)


Flood Insurance Studies

Volume 1  |  Volume 2  |  Volume 3

 

 

 

 

Removing a structure from a FEMA designated Special Flood Hazard Area may require one or more of the following documents:

MT-1  |  MT-2  |  MT-EZ  |  Zone A BFE Instructions  |  Elevation Certificate

Availabile for review, the Preliminary FEMA Kern County Flood Insurance Study (FIS) and Flood Insurance Rate Maps (FIRM). See the following links:

FIS
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FIRM
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