Lawrence County EMA
1451 County Line Road
New Castle PA 16101
Floodplain Management Course 273
This is the field deployed version of the FEMA Emergency Management Institute (EMI) MI E273 course. This course is designed to provide an organized training opportunity for local officials responsible for administering their local floodplain management ordinance. The course will focus on the NFIP and concepts of floodplain management, maps and studies, ordinance administration, and the relationship between floodplain management and flood insurance.
Selection Criteria: Local officials responsible for administering local floodplain management ordinances, including but not limited to floodplain management administrators, building inspectors, code enforcement/zoning officers, conservation agents and commissioners, planners, city/county managers, attorneys, engineers, and public works officials. Federal/State/regional floodplain managers also are encouraged to attend. The course is designed for those officials with less than 3 years of floodplain management experience.
Prior to the course, participants should complete the:
Resources: Attendees may want to download and review FEMA Publication 480 “Floodplain Management Requirements: A Study Guide and Desk Reference for Local Officials” prior to the course.
CFM Examination: Depending on interest, a CFM examination may be held at a later date.
8:00 a.m. – 8:30 a.m. Registration
8:30 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. Instruction time
Registration Fee (Includes training materials and lunch)
12 CECs for CFMs
24 Uniform Construction Code credit hours
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