Flood Plain Info

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Kosciusko County joined and has participated in the Nation Flood Insurance Program in order to make flood insurance available to all those in the community since 1987.  By participating Kosciusko County has adopted and enforces the Flood Control Ordinance.  Those properties located within a special flood hazard area as determined by the Kosciusko County Flood Control and the Flood Insurance Rate Maps are subject to the regulations of the Federal emergency Management Agency, the Indiana Division of Natural Resources, and the Kosciusko County Flood Control Ordinance.

Proposed Flood Control Ordinance revisions - None at this Time

Useful Floodplain Information:

What Do I Need a Permit for in a Floodplain

Flood Development Permit Checklist

Flood Control Ordinance

General Flood Information

Surveyor List

Flood Mitigation Handout

Common Floodplain Questions

Base Flood Elevation Listing for Lakes

Kosciusko County 2015 Flood Insurance Study


Click for a listing of addresses with available Elevation Certificates.  Copies of the associated certificates can be obtained by contacting the Kosciusko County APC. Elevation Certificate

Check Current Tippecanoe River Elevations

River Gauge

Other Useful Links for Additional Information:

Flood Map Resources:

Indiana Floodplain Information Portal (INFIP)

FEMA Map Service Center

State Agencies

Indiana Department of Natural Resources
Indiana Department of Environmental Management
Indiana Department of Natural Resources - Division of Water

Federal Agencies


Federal Emergency Management Agency


Army Corps of Engineers - Detroit
Army Corps of Engineers - Louisville
United States Environmental Protection Agency

Rules and Regulation

Indiana State Codes

Flood Links

Federal Emergency Management Agency - NFIP