The Rowan County Planning & Development Department is responsible for administering and enforcing restrictions on building in flood prone areas of its jurisdiction. The Planning & Development Department is not responsible for the municipal or ETJ areas of Salisbury and Kannapolis. If a property is located in a flood zone, the Planning & Development Department will require a completed Development Permit and an Elevation Certificate.
Elevation Certificate and Instructions (Residential)
Flood Insurance Study (Vol. 1)
Flood Insurance Study (Vol. 2)
Flood Insurance Study (Vol. 3)
For more information, refer to the Flood Damage Prevention Ordinance or contact the Planning & Development Department at (704) 216-8588.
Flood Risk Information System
NC Flood Maps
Community Status Book