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Posted on: June 13, 2018

Flood Plain Remap for Crystal Creek

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The Villages of Schiller Park and Franklin Park hired an engineering firm to obtain a Letter of Map Revision (LOMR) or a Flood Plain Remap for Crystal Creek. The Floodplain Remap must be approved by the Illinois Department of Natural Resources (IDNR) and the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA). The Flood Plain Remap has been approved preliminarily and is currently in a 120-day waiting period to take effect. The Flood Plain Remap should become effective on December 7, 2018.

In November 2018 the Village will send a letter to each of the 400+ affected residents and businesses to share details of the Flood Plain Remap. The letter will explain the process on how this new map applies to individual properties. The letter will also include a map of the residential or business properties showing the property under the old 2008 floodplain and where it is in the floodplain which takes effect December 7, 2018. 

If you do not receive a letter and are unsure why or if you have questions about the floodplain remap process please contact Assistant Village Manager Brian Bursiek at (847) 671-8534 or via email at

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