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FIRE/FLOOD

Fire Departments

Webbs Mills Fire District #4
Webbs Mills Fire Department
Monthly Meetings will be held on 
2nd Wednesday of the month at 7:00 p.m.



Pine City Fire District #1
Meetings first Monday of each month


Southport Fire District #2



 
Stormwater/Flood
The Town of Southport has a history of damage from flooding, streambank erosion, and drainage problems.  Ongoing efforts to reduce damage include: stormwater management, floodplain management, drainage system maintenance, and construction of flood attenuation wetlands.  Flood insurance is available for any building in the Town, with a small discount due to the Town's participation in the Community Rating System of the National Flood Insurance Program.
 
Contact the Code Enforcement Department at 607 737-5268 for:
--Information about stormwater management requirements
--To review Flood Hazard Maps (which delineate regulated floodplain areas)
--Floodplain development permits (required for all development within the regulated floodplain)
--FEMA Elevation Certificates (to document elevations of floodplain buildings for permit and insurance purposes)
--To report illegal floodplain development activities
--To report dumping of debris, including yard wastes, into a creek, or river
--Technical assistance with techniques for protecting your property from flood damage 

Links:
Town of Southport is a member of the Stormwater Coalition of Chemung County
Information about floodplain developmnt requirements, local flood hazards, flood warnings, flood safety, and other topics.
Flood Smart - Information about the National Flood Insurance Program.



Documents:
MS 4 Annual Report (Contact Town Supervisor if you have any questions)
MS 4 letter

Town of Southport
1139 Pennsylvania Avenue, Elmira, NY 14904
(607) 734-1548 | townofsouthport.com
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