The County adopts and maintains Flood Plain Regulations in order to comply with the National Flood Plain Insurance Program per FEMA requirements. The current Regulations were updated and adopted in 2012. Approval is required for all work or development to property in special flood hazard areas within the jurisdiction of Clermont County as identified in Section 1.6 of the regulations.
The Application for Flood Plain Development and the Special Purpose Flood Damage Reduction Regulations are available for download in Adobe Acrobat Reader format. You may obtain Adobe Acrobat Reader for free by clicking here.
Below is a link to the flood maps for Clermont County. Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) updated these maps on March 16, 2006 and they have been scanned for your convenience. The FEMA maps provide information on the location of the special flood hazard areas within Clermont County as defined by FEMA.
In Addition; FEMA maintains a website to allow you access to the flood maps and a product called a ‘FIRMette’, which is a FEMA document of your site. To access this information, go to the FEMA website at:
Historical Regulations – Copies of previous regulations are provided for reference
Other useful Links
The Flood Plain Development Adminstrative Checklist (typically for office use) is also available for download in Adobe Acrobat Reader format.