Floodplain Management

Floodplain management aims to reduce flood risk, protect public health and safety, and help communities become more resilient.  The City of Washington utilizes corrective and preventive measures to reduce flood damage, including but not limited to emergency preparedness plans, flood control works, and floodplain management regulations.

Emergency Management Links:

Flood Information Links:

For Floodplain Management related questions or concerns please contact our Floodplain Administrator, Jeff Huss at (252)975-9352 or jhuss@washingtonnc.gov

Please find Floodplain Management related forms and applications and the Flood Damage Prevention Ordinance at the link below:
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