Public Works

Floodplain Use Permits

 Floodplain Permitting


Submittals for Proposed Development in Unincorporated Gila County:

1) Submit Pre-Development Information Request to find out if your parcel is in a regulated floodplain.

     If determined that the parcel is partially or entirely within the floodplain:
Application for Floodplain Use Permit
  • Include with the application a site plan with dimensions of lot, proposed development, and proximity of development to lot lines and watercourses.  Include information on the type of construction and sketches or plans showing construction techniques.  After a preliminary review for Administrative Completeness, you will be notified if there are any additional requirements because of the location or proposed development type.  Once all necessary information is submitted, the application, plans, and engineering, if required, will be reviewed for compliance with the floodplain ordinance.

3) Once the floodplain use permit is issued, proceed with your application for building and other permits.

 

Submittals for Proposed Development in Towns of Star Valley, Hayden, & Winkelman:

1) Contact Town to Determine if Parcel is in a Floodplain (Flood Ctrl Dist Can Provide Assistance on Request)

Application for Floodplain Use Permit

  • Include with the application a site plan with dimensions of lot, proposed development, and proximity of development to lot lines and watercourses.  Include information on the type of construction and sketches or plans showing construction techniques.  After a preliminary review for Administrative Completeness, you will be notified if there are any additional requirements because of the location or proposed development type.  Once all necessary information is submitted, the application, plans, and engineering, if required, will be reviewed for compliance with the floodplain ordinance.

3) Once the floodplain use permit is issued, proceed with your application for building and other permits.  Please note that the Town of Payson issues building permits for the Town of Star Valley.

 

Review Procedures - Application for Floodplain Use Permit

          Permit Application Fillable PDF Form

          Maximum Review Times, 2016 (actual review times are normally much shorter)

          Fee Schedule, 2015

 

 

Links to References Related to Floodplain Permitting

Gila County Floodplain Management Ordinance

FEMA Regulations for Floodplain Management

ARS Title 48, Chapter 21, related to County Flood Control Districts, including Permitting

ADWR Arizona State Standards for Floodplain Management (technical standards)

US Army Corps of Engineers Permit for Section 404 of the Clean Water Act

 

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