Fire & Flood
Webbs Mills Fire District #4 -
Monthly Meetings will be held on 2nd Wednesday of the month at 7:00 p.m.
Election Notice & Annual Meeting (link)
Pine City Fire District #1
NOTICE OF REGULAR MONTHLY MEETINGS
Please take notice that the Pine City Fire District No. 1 of the Town of Southport, will hold its regular meetings for the year 2023 on the first Monday of each month at 7:00 p.m. at the Pine City Fire Hall, with the following exceptions: No meetings during the months of July & August; September meeting to be held on 9/5/23 at 7:00, October meeting and budget hearing to be held on 10/17/23 at 7:00 and December meeting to be held on 12/12/23 at 8:00. All meetings of the Pine City Fire District are open to the public. By order of the Board of Fire Commissioners of the Pine City Fire District.
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
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.
Southport Hazard Mitigation Plan (scroll down page)
Flood Smart - Information about the National Flood Insurance Program.
Local Flood Information
National Flood Safety Awareness at http://www.floodsafety.noaa.gov/
Chemung County Hazard Mitigation Plan