Portsmouth Ohio

Where Southern Hospitality Begins

Flood Plain Information


Flood plain information is used for real estate appraisals and for insurance purposes. The City's Chief Building Officer has all of the flood plain information that you will need after you have picked your site.

Building Within the Flood Plain

Should the site you wish to build on be within the designated flood plain, you must follow certain criteria. The Chief Building Officer will inform you if your site is within this area and assist you with your plans.

Additional Information

For more information, please contact the Engineering Department at:
Municipal Building
728 Second St.
Room 25
Portsmouth, OH 45662
Ph: (740) 354-7557
Fx: (740) 354-5383