Main Office

(Map & Directions)
6051 Old Bagdad Hwy, Room 202
Milton, FL 32583

Phone: (850) 981-7000
Fax: (850) 623-1208

Email: Development Services

Hours of Operation:
Monday through Friday
7:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.

 

South End Administrative Complex(Map & Directions)
5841 Gulf Breeze Pkwy
Gulf Breeze, FL 32561

Phone:

Hours of Operation:
Monday, Wednesday & Friday
9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
1:00 p.m. - 2:00 p.m.

  • Welcome to Floodplain Management Division
  • Forms
  • Contact Information

Floodplain Management

Floodplain management assists customers in meeting the requirements of the Santa Rosa County Land Development Code and the National Flood Insurance Program. This office is the archive for all the flood information for the county, and the other local jurisdictions, including flood insurance rate maps, elevation certificates, letters of map amendment and flood insurance studies. This office is also responsible for the Community Rating System or CRS information. CRS is a voluntary program which based on activities performed determines a discount from 5 percent to 40 percent on flood insurance rates. This office assists the special projects and grants department with Mitigation of flood prone structures. The following information can be obtained from this office.

  • Copies of Elevation Certificates
  • Flood Map Determinations
  • Copies of Flood Insurance Rate Maps
  • Requirements for Construction in a Special Flood Hazard Area
  • Substantial Damage Determinations
  • Assistance with Letters of Map Amendment
  • Grandfathering Assistance
Please contact the floodplain manager at (850) 981-7029 for more information.

Flood Plain Information

 

Is Your Property in a Flood Zone?
Request a Flood Determination
Elevation Certificate Template 169472 kb
Form used to verify the elevation of structures located in the Special Flood Hazard Area. Must be signed and sealed by a Land Surveyor to be valid.
 
Substantial Damage/Substantial Improvement (50% paperwork) 42138 kb
Instructions for filling out the Substantial Damage/Substantial Improvement (50% paperwork).
 
Substantial Damage/Substantial Improvement (50% paperwork) Page One 839168 kb

First page of the form that is used to verify that a structure being improved or repaired does not exceed 50% of the market value of the structure before the improvement or the damage. This form can be filled out by either a homeowner or a licensed contractor.

 
Substantial Damage/Substantial Improvement (50% paperwork) Page Two 77824 kb

Second page of the form that is used to verify that a structure being improved or repaired does not exceed 50% of the market value of the structure before the improvement or the damage. This form can be filled out by either a homeowner or a licensed contractor.

 
V Zone Certificate 23991 kb

This form must be signed and sealed by an engineer or architect verifying the breakaway walls are correctly installed and that the placement of the pilings matches the building plans for structures in VE Zones or Coastal A Zones.

 

Floodplain Management Staff Information
Flood Plain Management Staff
Karen Thornhill
 
Contact Flood Plain Management Staff
Phone: (850) 981-7000 E-mail Flood Plain Management

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