Floodplain Administration

Floodplain Area


The Engineering Division is charged with regulating the City of Morgantown's floodplain areas. The flood plain is defined as any area delinated on the Flood Insurance Rate Map (FIRM) as a 1% flood area, more commonly known as the "100 year floodplain."

Flood Tool Website


To find out if your property is in the floodplain visit the West Virginia Flood Tool website. If the red shaded area crosses any part of your property, that property is subject to the City of Morgantown's Floodplain Ordinance.

Development in Floodplains


Below are downloads and links to resources that are associated with development in a floodplain area.