Floodplain Management

All of Monroe County is identified as a coastal floodplain and may be subject to flooding. If you are buying property Monroe County encourages inquiries from lenders, real estate representatives, insurance agents, and property owners to request flood information before buying or selling land in the county.

Know Your Property Flood Zone and Build Smart:

Please refer to these webpage links for information flood related on building requirements, flood zone and map links, and safety:

NEW: Mobile Homes/Manufactured Units

Protect Your Property and Yourself:

Please refer to these webpage links for information on how to insure and protect your property, as well as be aware of flood warnings from Monroe County Emergency Management:

Stay Informed:

Attend the Multi Jurisdiction Meeting on the Community Rating System Program for Public Information.

Click here for meetings, agendas, and information.

For More Information: 

Contact the Monroe County floodplain management office staff listed below for the latest information regarding the insurance inspection program, flood elevations, restrictions on development, and the permitting requirements for construction below base flood elevation.

Building Department Floodplain Coordinators:

Mary Wingate
305-289-2866
Wingate-Mary@monroecounty-fl.gov

Mallory Jones
305-289-2567
Jones-Mallory@MonroeCounty-FL.Gov

Stephen Meredith
305-292-4498
Meredith-Stephen@MonroeCounty-FL.Gov

Chris Edwards
305-453-8729
Edwards-Chris@MonroeCounty-FL.Gov


If you see illegal development in the floodplains please report the issue  through our Request Tracker.