Flood Protection Information

If you own property located in a flood plain, you may be interested in this brochure, click here.  Additional information is available at Floodsmart.gov and FEMA.gov.

The Watauga County Department of Planning and Inspections administers the Flood Damage Prevention Ordinance, thereby enabling property owners to purchase flood insurance at reduced rates. The Department will also provide flood map determinations, which are often needed by lenders, insurance agents and others.