What is a floodway?
A floodway is the channel of a river and a portion of the adjacent flood plain that is reserved to discharge the 100-year (one percent annual chance) flood such that there will be a limited increase in the 100-year flood height. For the regulatory definition of the floodway, please see Rule 40B-4.1020, Florida Administrative Code.

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1. What is a floodway?
2. Do I need a permit to build a residential structure on the river?
3. What is the building setback from the river?
4. Are there restrictions on the amount and type of clearing a homeowner may do on river property?
5. Do I need a permit to dig a pond?
6. What is a wetland?
7. Do I need a permit for my commercial building?
8. Do I need a permit to use water?
9. Do I need a permit for drilling or digging a well?
10. Do I need a permit for construction of a septic tank and drain field system?