County of Nye, Department of Flood Plain Administration, in accordance with National Flood Insurance Program regulation 65.7(b)(1), hereby gives notice of the intent to revise the floodway, generally located between Cedar Street and Beach Street, located in Beatty, Nevada.
1. The Letter of Map Revision will result in specifically, Establishment of Base (1% annual chance) Flood Elevations (BFEs). Currently, the flooding along a portion of the Amargosa River is based on an approximate study.
2. Widening and narrowing of the 1% annual chance floodplain with the maximum widening of 200 feet at a point approximately at Cedar Street and the maximum narrowing of 500 feet at a point approximately at Beach Street.
Maps and detailed analysis of the revision can be reviewed at the Nye County Planning Department. Interested persons may call Darrell Lacy at 775-751-4249 for additional information from 8 am to 5pm Monday through Friday.
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with more detailed information on the flood zone.