Floodplain Management

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The Floodplain Management section reviews building permit and development applications for compliance with adopted floodplain management regulations. 

On the following pages you can find information about the National Flood Insurance Program, Elevation Certificates, and Building in the Floodplain. If you have any questions not covered on these pages or the Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs), please feel free to contact the section via phone or email. 

Flood zones are not the same as evacuation zones. Find your evacuation level.

Revised Flood Insurance Rate Maps that may impact your flood insurance rate are effective as of August 10, 2021. To see the floodplain use the Interactive map. Select FEMA FLOOD in the left side bar of the map or by going directly to FEMA’s map service center.


Forms

Please contact the Flood Department or visit our Instructions and Forms page for forms related to Floodplain Management processes and policies. Find information and forms related to flood elevation certificates, flood proofing certificates, and determinations.