Floodway Encroachment Lines Law and Legal Definition

According to 44 CFR 59.1 (Title 44 - Emergency Management And Assistance; Chapter I - Federal Emergency Management Agency, Department Of Homeland Security; Subchapter B - Insurance And Hazard Mitigation; Part 59 - General Provisions; Subpart A – General), floodway encroachment lines mean “the lines marking the limits of floodways on Federal, State and local flood plain maps.”