Flood Plain

Altoona’s flood plain management is outlined in  Chapter 177 of the City’s Code of Ordinances.


Building near the Flood Plain
A local Flood Plain Permit is required for construction work taking place on a property that touches the 100-year Special Flood Hazard Area (SFHA).

Flood Plain Permits are processed by the Engineering Department. You can obtain an application on the Engineering Department's Permits & Licenses page.