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Local Officials Workshop: Massachusetts’ New State Model Floodplain Bylaw

April 14, 2021 @ 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm

Municipal Leadership & committee members (planning and zoning boards, conservation commissions, town administrators & coordinators, etc.) are invited to:


Massachusetts’ New State Model Floodplain Bylaw: A review & discussion about the 2020 updates to the state’s model floodplain bylaw

Wednesday, April 14th, 2021



This workshop will include:

  • An introduction to the 2020 state model floodplain bylaw, and why it is important to update your community’s bylaw
  • A detailed review of the bylaw
  • An overview of definitions and explanations
  • A Q&A session

Presenters include:

  • Joy Duperault, CFM, MA Dept. of Conservation & Recreation, Flood Hazard Management Program
  • FRCOG Staff

Go here to register!

A Zoom link & call-in number will be emailed to registered participants. This workshop is free.

Please reach out with questions to Amanda Doster at [email protected] or 413-774-3167 x120

Click here to download a flyer for this workshop.

Click the following links to download workshop materials:

FEMA National Flood Insurance Program

Floodplain Bylaw FAQ document Oct2020- revised Feb21

MA 2020 Model Floodplain Bylaw

Click here for the workshop slides.

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