Do I need to apply for a flood plain permit?

Disclaimer

If you are undertaking a project that may involve construction in an Iowa flood plain, this tool can help you determine if you need to apply for a state and/or local flood plain permit. Please remember:

  • This tool is subject to revision at any time.
  • You are responsible for complying with all local, state and federal statutes, ordinances, rules and permit requirements applicable to the construction, operation and maintenance of your project.
  • The results from this tool can be used for general information and guidance. If you want an official response about whether a permit is required for your project, please submit a Joint Application.

If you have any questions or the results are unclear, please contact the Iowa Department of Natural Resources at 866-849-0321.

This web tool is optimized for use with Google Chrome; other web browsers may not provide full functionality of all features.

The results from this tool can be used for general information and guidance. If you want an official response about whether a permit is required for your project, please submit a Joint Application.


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Project Location - Search Options:

There are 3 search options available to find your project's location. Once you zoom to your location, click on the map to add a point for your location. Then click the "Get Results" button below the map.

1. Search by Address; City; Zip code; Lat,Long


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2. Search Township/Range/Section (double click the button below)



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3. Click the Button below to Find Current Location (mobile users)

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Township-Range-Section Search
TownshipT65 - 100N
RangeR01 - 07E
R01 - 49W
Section01 - 36
ExampleT84NR03E02

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