Floodplain Management

Flood Information Services

As a public service upon request, the Putnam County Office of Planning and Infrastructure offers valuable flood information for properties in the unincorporated areas of Putnam County and the municipalities of Buffalo, Bancroft, and Poca. Our services include:

Flood Hazard Area Identification:
Determine whether a property is located within the Special Flood Hazard Area (SFHA) as depicted on the current Flood Insurance Rate Maps (FIRM).

Additional Flood Insurance Data:
Obtain essential flood insurance details for your site, including the FIRM zone and an approximate base flood elevation as available.

Flood Insurance Purchase Requirement Handout:
For those seeking a mortgage or loan within the SFHA, we provide a comprehensive handout on flood insurance requirements to guide you through the process.

FEMA Elevation Certificates:
Access copies of completed FEMA Elevation Certificates for select buildings within the floodplain.

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To make an inquiry, we may need the following information:

  • Tax Map and Parcel Number
  • Name of Subdivision and Lot Number
  • Street Address
  • Name of the owner who built/placed the structure
  • Year in which the structure was built/placed

You may contact us via telephone, email, fax, or visit our office located in the Putnam County Courthouse.

Office Hours:
Monday – Friday
8:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.

There is no charge for this service.


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