Floodplain Management

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Putnam County Floodplain Management Program Ordinance

Putnam County Ordinances

As a public service upon request, the Putnam County Office of Planning and Infrastructure will provide you with the following information for properties located in the unincorporated areas of Putnam County and the municipalities of Buffalo, Bancroft and Poca:

  • Whether or not the property is located in or out of the Special Flood Hazard Area (SFHA) as shown on the current Flood Insurance Rate Maps (FIRM).
  • Additional flood insurance data for a site, such as the FIRM zone and the base flood elevation or depth, if shown on the FIRM.
  • A handout on the flood insurance purchase requirement that can help people who need a mortgage or loan for property in the SFHA.
  • Copies of completed FEMA Elevation Certificates for certain buildings located in the floodplain.

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. Our office hours are 8:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. Monday – Friday. There is no charge for this service. National Floodplain Insurance Program (NFIP) Information:

FEMA Technical Bulletins and FEMA Brochures:

Internet Links:

Miscellaneous Information

Our office is located at:
12093 Winfield Road
Winfield WV 25213
[email protected]

TELEPHONE: (304)-586-0237
FAX: (304)-586-0200