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Flood Recovery

Flood Recovery Operations

 Update: Emergency Provisions:   Estes Park Floodplain Regulations and Development Code pdf file 

 
River Bank Stabilization Best Practices

 

As rebuilding occurs, please use these resources below to guide your stabilization efforts; small cobble and loosely packed dirt will not withstand spring runoff. 

 

Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) Hydraulic Engineering Circular 15 (HEC 15) 

FHWA HEC-23 

Urban Storm Drainage Criteria Manual (USDCM), Chapter 6  

 
Questions?

Contact Charlie Phillips, Senior Building Permit Technician, Town of Estes Park Division of Building Safety with questions.  970.577.3721, cphillips@estes.org.

 

Floodplain Permits

 

Will Birchfield, Floodplain Manager, issues Temporary Floodplain Permits for TEMPORARY work within the floodplain. 

 
IT IS IMPERATIVE THAT NO WORK OCCUR IN THE FLOODPLAIN WITHOUT A PERMIT. 


Customer Guide concerning Temporary Floodplain Permits
 

 
Government Resources