New Construction Standards
New construction is required to meet current building and land use codes which includes standards for development within the Special Flood Hazard Area. If your home or building was built prior to the City of Eugene adopting a floodplain ordinance the following information are possible mitigation strategies. Please note that implementing any of the structural or plumbing projects below will likely require a permit from the Permit & Information Center. You can call 541-682-5505 to determine whether any proposed project requires a permit.
The included materials below are from FEMA and do not include any pertinent State Building Code information. Building and Permit Services can provide more information about permits.
Flood Hazard Information Assistance
The City of Eugene provides free information regarding the flood hazard for specific sites within our community and related issues at the Permit and Information Center. We can be reached by phone at 541-682-8400 or in person at 99 West 10th Avenue. We are open to the public from 9:00 am to 5:00 pm, Monday through Friday. We strive to return all calls within one business day.