Flood Protection and Awareness



The official Letter of Map Revision (LOMR) for the downtown area has been issued by FEMA - click here for more information

City residents continue to receive a 20% discount on their flood insurance premiums - view more information

2020 Multi-Jurisdiction Hazard Mitigation Plan:

Volume 1:  Planning Area Wide Elements

Volume 2:  Planning Partner Annexes

Flood Preparation Publications:

Elevation Certificates and Associated Data:

The following hyperlink will take you to a page on the City's website where you can enter a parcel number or address and view a copy of an elevation certificate if the City has one on file: Elevation Certificates

There are floodplains located within the City that are regulated by the Federal Emergency Management Agency, or FEMA. 2003 flood picture.jpg

This picture was taken in 2003, facing west towards the Division Street bridge.

Hoag Road Flood PictureThis picture was also taken in 2003 near the railroad tracks on Hoag Road looking to the northeast.

For additional flooding pictures in Mount Vernon click here.


Visit the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) website for flood information and Flood Insurance Rate Maps. And, visit the National Flood Insurance Protection (NFIP) website for information on insurance requirements when you are located within a floodplain.