Floodplain Management

The City of Jacksonville participates in the Federal Emergency Management Agency's Community Rating System (CRS). The CRS program provides incentives for communities that practice proper floodplain management. Each participating community is given a ranking between one and ten, one being best. Jacksonville has a current ranking of six. With this ranking, people within our community who purchase flood insurance get a 10 percent discount if they are not in a special flood hazard area and a 20 percent discount if they are.

Flood Protection Information
Floodplain Management Progress Report (Sept. 15, 2010) (PDF 126KB)

For official flood zone determinations or copies of available Elevation Certificates, you can contact:

Development Services Division
214 N. Hogan St., Second Floor
Jacksonville, FL 32202
Phone: (904) 255-8310
Fax: (904) 255-8311


Mark Pate, ETP, CFM
Development Services Review Group
214 N. Hogan St., Room 2100
Jacksonville, FL 32202
Phone: (904) 255-8576
Fax: (904) 255-8311
E-mail: mpate@coj.net


Page Last Updated 10/12/2010

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