A written Flood Determination may be obtained for any parcel that is in the unincorporated areas of Lake County at Lake County Public Work at 323 N. Sinclair, Tavares, FL 32778 for a fee of $30.00 (cash or check please). Along with your request please have either a Property Tax Bill or legal description available to identify the property. There is a 24 hour turn-around for written Flood Determinations.
If there is a floodplain on the property and you are pulling a permit for construction a Floodplain Construction Authorization Permit is required. Based on new data and/or type of construction, you may or may not have a fee of $80.00 for the Floodplain Construction Authorization Permit. Please contact Public Works / Stormwater Department at 352-253-9081 for more information
When your Floodplain Construction Authorization Permit is issued for construction you will be instructed whether or not Elevation Certificates will be required. This requirement can be based on; type of construction, distance from the floodplain, elevation in contours and other data. If an Elevation Certificate or Certificates are required you will be instructed as to when during the construction process they will be due. Elevation Certificates are submitted to Lake County Public Works at 323 N. Sinclair, Tavares, FL 32778.
For more information call 352-253-9081
Flood Zone Determination Request Form
If you would like to request Floodplain Determination for your property, please print a copy of the request form using your browser (Internet Explorer or Netscape) and printer. Please print, complete, mail or bring to our office the form to request Flood Plain Determination for your property..
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