Certain area of the Town of Sebago, Maine are subject to periodic flooding, causing serious damages to properties within these areas. Relief is available in the form of Federally subsidized flood insurance as authorized by the National Flood Insurance Act of 1968.
Therefore, the Town of Sebago, Maine has chosen to become a participating community in the National Flood Insurance Program, and agrees to comply with the requirements of the National Flood Insurance Act of 1968 (P.L. 90-488, as amended) as delineated in the attached Floodplain Management Ordinance.
It is the intent of the Town of Sebago, Maine to require the recognition and evaluation of flood hazards in all official actions relating to land use in the floodplain areas having special flood hazards.
This body has the legal authority to adopt land use and control measures to reduce future flood losses pursuant to MRSA Title 30-A § 3001-3007, 4352 and 4401-4407.