www.dnr.illinois.gov

Pat Quinn, Governor

DNR Links Skip to Content Skip to State Links

 IDNR Home
 IDNR Home (new)
 Agency Offices
 Disabled Outdoors
 Freedom of Information Act
 Get Involved
 Grant Info
 Great Lakes Restoration
 Hunting
 Fishing
 License / Permit / Register
 Kids & Education
 Law Enforcement
 Mandatory Safety Programs
 Lodges / Leasing
 More Links
 Outdoor Recreation
 Parks & Recreation
 Press Releases
 Publications
 State Museums
 World Shooting & Recreational Complex
 DNR A to Z

 DNR
 Illinois
Flood Modernization
   Flood Map Modernization   

Advantages of Digital Maps

  • Map revisions will be faster and easier.

  • Communities can incorporate the digital flood map data with local data, such as parcel data.

  • Letters of Map Change (LOMCs) can be incorporated on the digital map on a more frequent basis than in the past. Once incorporated, the community may print the revised map rather than have separate pages of copied LOMCs.

  • The standard base map for the new, two-color Digital Flood Insurance Rate Maps (DFIRMs) is orthophotography, with flood boundaries shown in blue. Using aerial photography as the base map will help to make floodplain determinations easier.

  • This link will take you to a detailed explanation of digital map creation.

  • This link will take you to more information on new and future flood studies.

Flood Map Modernization

 Advantages of Digital Maps
 Project Status
 NFIP
 Model Ordinance
 Program Material
 Open House Comment Form
 Related Links
 Contact Us
 Home
 Water Resources Home
 
 
 
Copyrightę 2014 Department of Natural Resources
Accessibility    Contact    FAQs    Podcasts    Privacy    Social Networking