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Building & Zoning
Flooding can occur along Swansea’s mapped floodplains, but it can also occur when storm sewers, roadway drainage ditches, and drainage paths around homes and businesses become overwhelmed with water.
Prepare & Protect
- Learn how to be prepared for flood emergencies.
Learn about flood insurance options.
Preparing for a Natural Disaster
Review a simple, yet comprehensive guide to help you survive the unexpected.
Complete Guide to Flood Safety and Preparedness.
Regulatory Floodplains in Swansea
Regulatory floodplains are designated areas along the Village’s waterways, including:
These areas are classified as Special Flood Hazard Areas, Zone A, or Zone AE on the
Village Floodplain Management Efforts
Examples of the Village’s efforts to improve flood conditions include:
Providing Open Space along Richland Creek at Centennial Park.
Inspecting flood prone areas before forecast heavy rains to check for blockages and other drainage issues.
Participating in the Community Rating System (CRS), which provides homeowners in the regulatory floodplain with a discount on their flood insurance premiums.
Participating in the
National Flood Insurance Program
You can help our efforts by reporting a variety of issues harming our local waterways (such as illegal dumping into streams, river blockages, water quality issues and more), click
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Planning & Zoning Minutes
Swansea Street Map
Voluntary Crime Free Housing Program
Village Homeowner Stormwater Conveyance System Improvement Program
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