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Welcome to the City of Santa Clarita’s Floodplain Management Site

Sand Canyon FloodTo determine if your property is in a Special Flood Hazard Area:
(Please read all instructions carefully)

  • Click on the ‘Start your search’ link below. On the new screen, click on the orange box ‘PLEASE CLICK HERE TO DO YOUR SEARCH...’
  • On the drop down, select a method to start your search; house number, Assessor’s parcel number, intersection of two streets separated by ‘ & ‘, tract number, etc.
  • Enter your search information in the box on the left hand side, click ‘Search’. Some options provide a drop down list of searches matching your criteria. In this instance click on the applicable result, then click ‘Search’
  • Your selection will be identified by a yellow dot in the center of the aerial. The Parcel information will appear on the left
  • Click on the ‘Show Map Layers’ on the tool bar
  • Click on the + sign to the left of ‘Hazard Zones’
  • Click on the 3rd box ‘Flood Zone (DFIRM)’
  • If a color overlays your property, click on the three grey lines to the right of the 3rd box to view the flood zone designation
  • Development in ‘A, AE, AH, AO’ zones is required to be regulated

Start your search.

“The City of Santa Clarita (City) has historical records of Elevation/Floodproof Certificates for some properties within the City limits.

To determine if there is a record of an Elevation/Floodproof Certificate for a specific property, please click on the link Elevation Certificates and search in the folder labeled with either the first letter or number of the street name.

Please note some older property records are stored digitally in the City records and may not be reflected in these folders. Please also be aware, as flood maps change some elevation certificates may no longer reflect accurate information.


For additional information on the flood zones and any floodway designations, you may contact Building and Safety at (661) 255-4935 or Engineering Services at (661) 255-4942.


Changes to the Flood Map for Newhall


More Floodplain Information

General Information: National Flood Insurance Program and Community Rating System

Map Modernization and Flood Insurance Rate Maps

Development in a Floodplain

Flood Insurance Information

Levee Information

Resources and Contacts

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