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Know Your Flood Hazard
Scottsbluff's City Viewer Map  map displays floodway, floodplain, and FEMA flood zones. 
To access:
  • Agree to the terms and click OK on the disclaimer page
  • Click the Layers icon in either the lower center or upper left corner
  • Select the eye beside Flood Zones to reveal the floodway, floodplain and FEMA zones.
    • Specific layers can be selected by clicking the dropdown arrow to the left of the eye.
    • It may be helpful to turn off the City Boundaries layer or Official City Zoning within the City Boundaries drop-down menu.
The United States Geological Survey Flood Inundation Map displays both real-time stream level data and models flood inundation levels.  To view inundation levels:
  • Click close at bottom of Welcome box
  • Click on the stream gage located in Scottsbluff 
  • On the left color depth gage, slide the gray/black bar up and down to see where floodwaters inundate the City.
Insure Your Property
Protect Property from Floods:
Community Rating System
  • Scottsbluff is a CRS Class 8 City, which provides flood insurance discounts to residents
  • CRS Annual Report 
Protect People From Flooding
Protect Property From Flooding
Build Responsibly
  • City of Scottsbluff Floodplain Permits  for all construction in the floodplain or floodway
    • Call Development Services 308-630-6243 to secure all permits before building
  • City of Scottsbluff Floodway Ordinance Chapter 25, Article 19
  • Learn more about construction in the flood zone with FEMA Technical Bulletins
Protect Natural Floodplain Function

For More Information:


City Hall
2525 Circle Drive
Scottsbluff, NE 69361

P: (308) 630-6243
F: (308) 630-6294

Monday through Friday
7:30 am to 4:00 pm
Doc app

Document Center

The Document Center provides easy access to public documents. Click on one of the categories below to see related documents or use the search function.

Categories always sorted by seq (sub-categories sorted within each category)
Documents sorted by SEQ in Ascending Order within category

Floodplain10 documents

  • Above the Flood: Elevating Your Floodprone House (2000)
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  • Protecting Floodplain Resources (1996)
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  • Protecting Building Utilities From Flood Damage (2017)
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  • Elevated Residential Structures (1984)
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  • Homeowner's Guide to Retrofitting (2014)
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  • Protecting Manufactured Homes from Floods and Other Hazards (2009)
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  • Reducing Damage from Localized Flooding (2005)
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  • Answers to Questions About the NFIP (2020)
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  • Coastal Construction (2011) Volume 1, Volume 2
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  • Mitigation of Flood and Erosion Damage to Residential Buildings in Coastal Areas
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