Navajo County Public Works
Obtaining Flood Hazard Information
The Public Works Department maintains and provides up-to-date flood hazard information
for the unincorporated areas of Navajo County. Any of the following methods can
be used to find out if a parcel is located in a flood hazard area:
Walk In: Navajo County Governmental Complex in Holbrook
Phone: (928) 524-4100
Fax: (928) 524-4122
Mail: Public Works Dept., P.O. Box 668, Holbrook, AZ 86025
The following types of information are available:
Information from the Federal Emergency Management Agency’s (FEMA) Flood Insurance
Rate Maps and Floodway Maps.
Flood hazard information from studies not shown on the FEMA maps.
A copy of the Navajo County Flood Damage Prevention Ordinance.
A copy of the Flood Insurance Study for Navajo County.
Copies of elevation certificates on file for structures located within a flood hazard
FEMA Elevation & Flood-Proofing Certificate forms.
Letter of Map Amendment and Letter of Map Revision forms.
Various FEMA publications and Technical Bulletins.
We need the following information to provide you with accurate flood hazard information
in a timely manner:
Your Name, Company and Phone Number
Parcel Number(s) and/or Rural Address(es)
Your Fax Number and/or a Mailing Address
All requests for flood hazard information are answered in writing either by fax
or mail. Please specify which you prefer. Most requests are answered within 2 business
day, but some may take longer due to limited staff availability.
In most cases there is no charge for information or assistance. (The exception is
for large amounts of copied materials.
The Department does not have flood hazard information for the incorporated communities
of Winslow, Holbrook, Taylor, Snowflake, Show Low and Pinetop-Lakeside, and for
lands within the Navajo, Hopi or Apache reservations. To obtain information in these
areas please contact the appropriate city, town or tribe
Navajo County uses the best available flood hazard information when issuing building,
septic, grading or other development permits. This includes flood hazard information
not shown on the FEMA Flood Insurance Rate Maps. Please contact us to find out if
such information is available for a particular property.
The Department does not provide copies of the FEMA maps. You can purchase these
maps by contacting FEMA’s Map Distribution Center at 1-800-358-9616, or order from
the Internet at http://www.fema.gov.
Lenders are legally responsible for determining if flood insurance is required for
a loan. If someone other than a lender makes map determinations for this purpose,
the determination must be guaranteed. The information
provided by Navajo County is not a guaranteed determination.
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