116 North Range AVE, DENHAM SPRINGS, LA    --  (225) 665-8121

Floodplain Management​​

The City of Denham Springs' Permit Department handles floodplain management such as Base Flood Elevations (BFE), Flood Zone Determination with the Map Panel Number. The Permit Department also handles the Community Rating System (CRS).

Elevation Certificates

Elevation Certificates (ECs) document your property's flood risk. They are used for a variety of purposes, including tracking ordinance compliance and providing information to flood insurance companies.We may have the EC for your structure and can provide it upon request. Click here  for the list of addresses. If so, they can enable you to take active steps in lowering your risk. If you have questions about how to read your Elevation Certificate or would like additional information about how to procure one, or request some help please contact by emailing buildings@cityofdenhamsprings.com or calling our office at (225) 667-8326.

Flood Zone Determination

For a Flood Zone Determination Request Form, click HERE

Submit your form to:

The City of Denham Springs
Office of Planning & Development
116 N. Range Ave.
Denham Springs, LA  70726
Phone:   (225) 667-8326


The following information is needed to supply your Flood Zone:

1.  Name of person requesting the flood determination.
2.  Address of location - You MUST have the location of the structure marked on a map to be submitted with the Flood Zone Determination Request Form.
3.  Contact information of the person requesting the flood determination.

Additional Floodplain Management Information

For a brochure with important information about floodplain management, click HERE.


City of Denham Springs

116 N. Range Ave.

Denham Springs, LA  70726

(225)  667-8326  Office

(225)  667-8324  Fax

Email OP&D

Hours: Mon-Thurs, 7AM-5:30PM