KAMM website CRS Resources


CRS Activities and Info on the KAMM website for Use by a CRS Community

  Everything you need to know about the NFIP Everything you need to know about the Floodplain Ordinance Everything you need to know about Floodplain Permitting Typical Floodplain Coordinators Job 
  • Make floodplain determinations
  • Notify applicants of required permits
    • Assist applicant with state floodplain application
  • Once federal and state permits have been obtained, review local floodplain permit application
    • A local permit should be Issued or denied based on the local application & the community’s ordinance
    • Inspect development (during and post construction)
    • Ensure compliance/issue stop work orders 
After A Flood, Post-Flood Responsibilities  

300 Series

Activity 310 Elevation Certificates


Activity 320 Map Determinations

Mandatory Purchase of Flood Insurance Sample for Community Use  

Activity 330 Public Outreach

    Activities that earn CRS credits Communities that protect streams should consider implementing these creditable activities: Protect Streams – Implement Creditable CRS Activities
  • Adopting erosion and sediment control regulations for land disturbed during development.
  • Establishing a library of flood risk data, which can contain LID and green space information.
  • Maintaining a flood protection website that can include relevant LID/GI information.
  • Prohibiting fill in the 100-year floodplain.
  • Adopting a building code that contains LID/GI requirements and practices.
  • Using dedicated funding for new or retrofit LID/GI projects in a capital improvement plan.
  • Conducting outreach that may include LID/GI and stream protection information.
  • Prohibiting dumping of yard waste and trash in streams and enforcing compliance.

CRS and Habitat and Species Conservation

Reduce Insurance Costs Learn how communities can earn lower NFIP flood insurance premiums by engaging in habitat and species conservation credited by the Community Rating System (CRS).