Flood Information Page
There are many types of flood information resources available for owners of property located in Unincorporated Lake County. This information includes FEMA publications and maps, flood safety information, property flood protection measures, floodplain permit requirements and flood insurance information. You may check all that in our flood information brochure.
How do I find out if my property is within the floodplain?
If you are wondering about flood zones for parcels in unincorporated Lake County, please use Maps Online.
Viewing Elevation Certificates for parcels located in Unincorporated Lake County.
The public may also view information about Elevation Certificates for parcels in Unincorporated Lake County. This information is made available through the Lake County Building and Engineering Division.
Please call the Building and Engineering Division at 847.377.2081 if you would like to find out if an Elevation Certificate is on file for a particular structure or if you have any questions about flooding and your property.
What is the current flood level for Unincorporated Lake County?
The National Weather Service, Advanced Hydrologic Prediction Service provides river level information through real-time stream gages throughout the county and the surrounding areas. The graphs are useful in observing the flood stage for different rivers and streams.
What do I do if I have questions about property located in Incorporated Lake County?
If you have questions about flooding and your property is located in one of the cities or villages in Incorporated Lake County you will have to contact that local municipal government. A list of municipal telephone numbers can be found here.
Additional information about flooding in Lake County is available on the County's main Flood page.