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Administering floodplain management regulations a handbook for local permit officials by Timothy Keptner

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Published by Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, The Department in Harrisburg .
Written in English



  • Pennsylvania.


  • Floodplains -- Law and legislation -- Pennsylvania.

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Edition Notes

StatementDepartment of Community Affairs, Bureau of Community Planning, Floodplain Management Division ; handbook prepared by Timothy Keptner.
ContributionsPennsylvania. Floodplain Management Division.
LC ClassificationsKFP451.7 .K46 1990
The Physical Object
Pagination188 p. :
Number of Pages188
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1669945M
LC Control Number91623011

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