Elevation Certificates Opens in New Window are required for all new construction and substantial improvements to a structure. An Elevation Certificate is an important document for a property owner to have. The Elevation Certificate is used for determining accurate flood insurance premiums and determining compliance with elevation requirements.
Keep the drainage systems clean. Do not dump or discard anything into the ditches, streams, ponds or drainage structures. Debris contributes to blockages within the drainage system and can cause unintended flooding. Remember, only rain down the drain.
On November 18, 1981, the Pasco County Board of County Commissioners joined the National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP) by adopting its initial Flood Damage Prevention Ordinance. By adopting this ordinance and agreeing to enforce these regulations, property owners within unincorporated Pasco County are able to purchase flood insurance through the NFIP.