• HUD Guidance

Incidental Floodplain Exception


Date Published: February 2018


This document provides different scenarios to assist users in how to interpret when a project may proceed or must be rejected using 24 CFR 55.1 and 24 CFR 55.12(c)(7). 

24 CFR 55.1 prohibits any HUD action other than a functionally dependent use in a floodway unless an exception in 24 CFR 55.12(c)(7) applies.

24 CFR 55.12(c)(7) permits projects to proceed without complying with the requirements in Part 55 are met. 

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