FEMA Preliminary Flood Insurance Maps
 View FEMA Preliminary Flood Hazard Maps for the City of Des Moines

The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) issued new preliminary
Flood Insurance Rate Maps (FIRM) for Polk County on June 17th, 2015, and for
Warren County on June 22, 2015.  The City of Des Moines has posted the
preliminary FIRMs on this page for viewing. 

Public Meetings Schedule for Presentation of Preliminary Flood Insurance Rate Maps

Wednesday, September 2, 2015 from 6 – 8 PM
(For citizens of the City of Des Moines in Warren County)
Warren County Administration Building
Board of Supervisors Meeting Room, 2nd Floor
301 North Buxton Street
Indianola, IA


Tuesday, November 3, 2015 from 6 – 8 PM
(For citizens of the City of Des Moines in Polk County)
City Hall, Council Chambers (2nd Floor, South End of Building)
400 Robert D. Ray Drive
Des Moines, Iowa 50309

CLICK HERE to view the video of the  November 3rd public meeting.


Handouts from Public Meeting

Handout 1- National Flood Insurance Program Letter of Map Amendment

Handout 2- National Flood Insurance Program Grandfathering Rule

Handout 3- National Flood Insurance Program Policies for Buildings Newly Mapped in a High-Risk Area