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Floodplain Information

Community Rating System


The City of Chapman participates in the National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP) Community Rating System (CRS) program.  This is a voluntary incentive program that recognizes participating communities’ efforts and encourages floodplain management activities that exceed minimum NFIP requirements.

The NFIP provides a discount in flood insurance premiums to communities that:

  • establish higher floodplain standards;
  • provide better floodplain mapping and flood risk information to the community;
  • protect open space;
  • and maintain storm water infrastructure.

Communities are rated into 10 classes, with each class providing an additional 5% discount in flood insurance premiums.  The City of Chapman is currently rated as Class 8, which provides a 10% discount in flood insurance premiums for all properties located in a Zone A, AE, or AH flood zone (known as the 100-year flood zone).

More information about the Community Rating System can be found at www.fema.gov/floodplain-management.

Contact Us

Bill Flanery
Floodplain Manager

446 N. Marshall St.
Chapman, KS  67431

Ph:  (785) 922-6582
Fx:  (785) 922-7000