Pursuant to the Montana Floodplain and Floodway Management Act (Title 76 Chapter 5 M.C.A.) and the Gallatin County Floodplain Regulations, the Gallatin County Planning Department regulates development in the 100-year floodplain through the issuance of floodplain permits. Pursuant to the Montana Floodplain and Floodway Management Act (Title 76 Chapter 5 M.C.A.) and the Gallatin County Floodplain Regulations, the Gallatin County Planning Department regulates development in the 100-year floodplain through the issuance of floodplain permits.
This site is GREAT. If you know where a property is, you can bring in an overlay of the current FEMA Flood Insurance Rate Map (FIRM) to see if the property might be in the Floodplain. Very useful site and very user friendly.
News, information and resources about Gallatin County Emergency Management.
The Main website for the Federal Emergency Management Agency.
All the information you need on the National Flood Insurance Program the FEMA provides.
Providing geospatial data and analytics in support of emergency management.
Protect Yourself In 1968, Congress created the National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP) to help provide a means for property owners to financially protect themselves. The NFIP offers flood insurance to homeowners, renters, and business owners if their community participates in the NFIP. Participating communities agree to adopt and enforce ordinances that meet or exceed FEMA requirements to reduce the risk of flooding. Find out more about the NFIP and how it can help you protect yourself.
Flood Tools is a very interactive site. It will allow you to see an estimate of repairs if your home floods 1 inch to several feet - Loss Calculator. It has a section that will show you your possible flood risk. You will learn about Flood issues with "Flood Ed", and can receive a flood insurance quote for FEMA backed insurance. This is a very informative site.
These are the draft Madison and Jefferson River revised hydrology reports. Click the “Hydrology Reports” link, then “View Draft Data” to download the pdf version of the report you would like to view.
Wetlands information for the State of Montana.
The Montana DNRC Floodplain Management Program promotes common sense planning for development in flood prone areas through education for the benefit of public health, safety and welfare.
Montana Water Information from the USGS National Water Information System Web Interface. This site provides water gage information and how close rivers and streams are to flood stage.