828-389-0089 mpullium@claync.org

Clay County Flood Plain Management

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All projects that are located within a designated FEMA flood zone (AE) will need to apply for a Floodplain Development Permit. You will also be required to submit a FEMA Elevation Certificate at the time of application for a building permit.

This 2016 Floodplain Graphic in a .pdf format, is to be used as a graphic reference of the flood plain and its associated components.


33 Main Street
P.O. Box 118
Hayesville, NC 28904
Phone: (828) 389-0274
Fax: (828) 389-9875


Flood Plain Manager:

Administrative Assistant:
Chris Daley
E-mail: cdaley@claync.org


Monday – Friday
8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
(office closed for lunch 12:00 to 1:00)

Clay County Flood Maps Online
Floodplain Development Permit Application (PDF)
2008 Flood Damage Prevention Ordinance (PDF)              No-Rise Guidance (PDF)