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Director:
J.E. “Sam” Ryan, CBO

5280 Northwest Drive
Bellingham, Washington 98226
Telephone: (360) 676-6907
E-mail: pds@co.whatcom.wa.us

 
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Frequently Flooded Areas

Frequently flooded areas are areas located along major rivers, streams and coastal areas that are inundated by a depth, velocity, intensity and frequency of flood waters during major events that are of such a magnitude that they pose significant, and potentially devastating, risks to human life and property. Development activities proposed within frequently flooded Image of floodareas must mitigate for flood hazards and conform to the provisions of WCC Title 17 – Flood Damage Prevention.