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405 E Adams Street - Dothan, AL 36303 | (334) 794-9720 Fax:(334)836-7059

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Within the unincorporated areas of Houston County, there are areas that F.E.M.A. has determined to be in flood-prone areas, which means they have a 1% chance of flooding per year. These are shown on maps that are on file for public review in the Road and Bridge Department office at 2400 Columbia Hwy. Dothan AL. The contact information is as follows:

Houston County Engineer's Office

Building & Floodplain Permit Dept.
2400 Columbia Hwy.
Dothan, Al. 36303

Office Ph. 334-792-4149
Hours: 6:30 am thru 5:00 pm
Monday thru Thursday

Houston County Resolution #08-03 requires that a permit be obtained for construction in designated flood zones. A permit fee of $50.00 is required prior to construction or substantial improvements of any building, (no flood permit will be required outside of flood zones.) Please call the Houston County Road and Bridge Department at 334-792-4149 for an application so that a determination can be made as to whether the property is in a flood zone.


Flood Zone Resolution

Dothan - Houston County Emergency Management Agency - (334) 836-7059 Fax (334) 793-3550 * 405 E Adams Street - Dothan, AL 36303