Floodplain Manager

The Floodplain Manager is the principal community administrator in the daily implementation of flood loss reduction activities including updating flood maps, plans and policies of the community, and any activities related to the National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP).

Other duties include:

  • Documenting and maintaining construction related certificates for structures within a special flood hazard area as identified on the most recent Flood Insurance Rating Study for Seminole County and Incorporated areas, and the Flood Insurance Rate Map published by the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA).
  • Working with the general public, developers, architects, engineers, land surveyors, and planners to ensure compliance with the NFIP.
  • Maintains records and documents that keep the community eligible to participate in the NFIP and the Community Rating System (CRS).
  • Review all floodplain related projects received from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, State Department of Transportation (DOT), community departments, and others to ensure compliance with FEMA, NFIP, and the City of Oviedo Floodplain Management requirements.
  • Prepare and/or assist in coordinating FEMA Hazard Mitigation and Flood Mitigation Assistance. In emergency situations, the Floodplain Manager will participate on the Emergency Response Team in a capacity specified by the Director of Emergency Management.
  • The City of Oviedo maintains a library of historic flood insurance rate maps, recent flood studies of the area, all FEMA related documents of buildings that have been removed from a 100 year flood hazard area, Letters of Map Revision (LOMR), Letters of Map Revision Based on Fill (LOMR-F), and Letters of Map Amendment (LOMA).

Additional material and information are often available through social media platforms and routinely published in Oviedo In the News.

For additional information, please contact akortus@cityofoviedo.net or call 407-971-5682.