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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
Public Input Needed for Vekol and Smith Wash Watershed Plan/Environmental Assessment
Date: 7/24/2020

Pinal County, in association with the Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS), is conducting the Vekol Wash and Smith Wash Watershed Plan/EAs to develop and study potential alternatives to mitigate flood hazards and other natural resource concerns in the Hidden Valley/Maricopa/Stanfield area. Your input is important to the project team as they work to develop solutions that best serve the area.

Attend a virtual public meeting to learn about the study and to provide your input on flooding issues and other natural resource concerns within the study area. The project team will be available to answer your questions live during the meeting...MORE

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
District
P.O. Box 727
Florence, AZ 85132

Phone:
520.509.3555
Toll Free:
888.431.1311
Fax:
520.866.6511
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