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Floodplain Administration


Montgomery County Floodplain Administration
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MONTGOMERY COUNTY FLOODPLAIN MANAGEMENT REGULATIONS (click here)
It is the purpose of Montgomery County floodplain regulations to promote public health, safety, and general welfare, and to minimize public and private losses due to flood conditions in specific areas by provisions designed to: protect human life and health; minimize expenditure of public money for costly flood control projects; minimize the need for rescue and relief efforts associated with flooding and generally undertaken at the expense of the general public; minimize prolonged business interruptions; minimize damage to public facilities and utilities such as water and gas mains, electric, telephone and sewer lines, streets and bridges located in floodplains; help to maintain a stable tax base by providing for the sound use and development of flood-prone areas in such a manner as to minimize future flood blight areas; and ensure that potential buyers are notified that property is in a flood hazard area.

*Located within special flood hazard areas are areas designated as floodways. Since the floodway is an extremely hazardous area due to the velocity of flood waters which carry debris, potential projectiles, and erosion potential, special provisions shall apply.  The installation of a new septic system or the repair/replacement of an existing septic system in the floodway is strictly prohibited by the On-Site Sewage Facility Regulations of Montgomery County.

FACTS - Copy (3)

Explore the interactive map of Montgomery County, Texas floodplains
Steps for Development - Structure in Floodplain Professional Engineers List
Temporary Class B Development Permit Application PE Certification
Development Permit Non-Structure Hydrologic & Hydraulic Analysis Guidelines
Development Requiring Permits Survey Requirements & Survey Waiver Requirements
Floodplain Determination Request Accessory Buildings and Garages in the Floodplain
Only FEMA can remove your property from the floodplain.  1316 list


Contact Information

John K. McKinney Jr., Esq.
Floodplain Administrator

Aundrea Lindsey, CFM
Floodplain Administration

Jacob Rasberry
Floodplain Investigator

Email:  info.floodplain@mctx.org
501 North Thompson, Suite 100, Conroe, Texas 77301
Phone: 936-539-7836  Fax: 936-538-8155
Office Hours: 8:00am to 5:00pm
Monday - Friday

***To ensure availability, please contact our office to schedule an appointment to meet with a floodplain official.***



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