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It is the mission of the Pinal County Flood Control District to reduce the risk of flooding to life and property by managing our floodplains, regulating development, and providing public outreach and response.

Division Description
Pinal County is the Floodplain Administrator for the entire unincorporated County, as well as for many cities within the County.  The Pinal County Flood Control District works in coordination with Public Works departments throughout the County to minimize flood and erosion hazards within Pinal County.

The Flood Control District provides service to the public through:

  • Floodplain Management and Permitting
  • Drainage Review and Complaint Investigation
  • Flood and Storm Monitoring and Data Collection
  • Studies and CIP Projects
  • Public Outreach and Education
  • Stormwater Management

2019 Update to the Pinal County Floodplain Ordinance

Notice is hereby given by the Board of Directors of the Pinal County Flood Control District, Arizona, that a public hearing will be held on Wednesday, March 20th, 2019 at 9:30 AM, regarding the 2019 Update to the Pinal County Floodplain Ordinance.  The Public Hearing will be held at the Pinal County Board of Supervisor's Meeting Room located at 135 N. Pinal Street, Florence, AZ 85132.

Click here to view documents and additional information. 


What is a flood zone determination? 
A flood zone determination is based on the most current Flood Insurance Rate Maps of Pinal County and is believed to be accurate and reliable.

How do I get a floodplain permit?
Many people do not even know if they are in a floodplain, let alone know if they need a floodplain permit. We can provide any needed information. 

Why would I need an elevation certificate?
An elevation certificate is used to document elevation information necessary to ensure compliancy with community floodplain management regulations.

What are the current floodplain regulations?
We strive to regulate safe building in flood hazard areas. Our goal is to minimize loss of life and property from flooding and adhering to provisions of the law.

Are there any useful tips and information about flooding?
The Pinal County Flood Control District offers many useful tips.  We provide informative brochures and maps about flooding and the potential hazards.

Want to see the list of flood projects coming?
The Flood Control District has a Five-Year Capital Improvement plan.  We have various projects related to flood improvements and maintenance. 

Christopher Wanamaker

Flood Control District
Section Chief

Flood Control District

Physical Address:
31 N Pinal Street
Building F
Florence, AZ 85132

Postal Address:
Pinal County
Public Works
Flood Control
P.O. Box 727
Florence, AZ 85132

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