Floodplain Permit Information
development activity includes but is not limited to:
non-residential, manufactured. All structural and non-structural
development activity in a designated FEMA Flood Zone requires a permit.
Floodplain Permit Application must be completed and submitted to the Muskingum
County Floodplain Department prior to any development activity.
permit fee for floodplain development activity is $100 for structural
activity and $50 for non-structural activity. The fee is payable to:
Muskingum County Floodplain Department,
located at 22 N. 5th Street, Zanesville, Ohio 43701.
activity should not begin until all permits are issued.
development activity includes any walled or roofed building, manufactured
home or gas or storage tank that is principally above ground in a
designated FEMA Flood Zone. Structural development activity includes but
is not limited to:
accessory buildings, material storage buildings, and gas or storage tanks,
alterations and additions to homes, accessory buildings, and material storage
development activity is all other activity in a designated FEMA Flood Zone
which includes but is not limited to:
driveways, agriculture levies, bridge replacement, maintenance, lake/ponds,
landscaping, riprap (bank stabilization), land clearing.
permits for floodplain activity that may be required are:
Department, Township Zoning, County Subdivision, Ohio EPA 401, Corps of
Engineers Section 404, Corps of Engineers Section 10.
Insurance through the National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP) will be
required if a mortgage is carried on the property.
insurance premiums are based on risk determined by the exposure to
potential flood damage.
for flood damage is reduced if the structure complies with the local
Floodplain Development information can be obtained from the Floodplain
Office at 22 N. 5th Street, Zanesville, Ohio 43701.
Ray Mennega at email@example.com.
hours are 8:00 A.M. to 4:30 P.M., Monday through Friday.