The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) has issued the Federal Insurance Flood Maps, and the Town of Millis will be required to adopt a revised zoning bylaw to accompany them. There is a 90-day appeal period, starting 9/1/23, when the Town may appeal the proposed flood hazard information on the preliminary Flood Insurance Rate Maps (FIRM) and Flood Insurance Study (FIS) report, as may ANY owner/lessee of real property who believes his or her property rights will be adversely affected by the proposed flood hazard determinations.
For more information regarding flood maps go to https://www.floodsmart.gov/all-about-flood-maps
If you would like to appeal, please send your request to:
Robert Weiss, Millis Economic Development and Planning Director
FEMA has posted digital copies of these revised Flood Insurance Rate Maps (FIRM) and Flood Insurance Study (FIS) report materials for Norfolk County to the following website: https://hazards.fema.gov/femaportal/prelimdownload/.
We received the following notifications from FEMA: