Floodplain Permit Process


A floodplain management permit is required for all development in any designated floodplain area. It shall be granted only after all necessary permit applications are approved by applicable Federal and State agencies. A permit issued by the local permitting official is not valid until all necessary permits for development are obtained. Receipt of Federal or State permits does not exempt development from the provisions of the Document Garrett County Floodplain Management Ordinance. (3 MB)

Information for a Permit

  1. Name, address, and telephone number of applicant (owner or contract vendee);
  2. Name, address, and telephone number of owner, if different;
  3. Name, address, and telephone number of contractor;
  4. Legal description of site location;
  5. Proposed uses for the site;
  6. Type, dimensions, and estimate cost of development proposed;
  7. Site characteristics and improvements; and
  8. Other information deemed appropriate by the local permitting official.
  9. All permit applications must have a site plan drawn to scale which shows: