Floodplain Determinations


To check to see if a building in Louisville/Jefferson County is in the FEMA floodplain, click here

LOJIC Online Maps

If you like to see a map showing the floodplain, go to and follow these directions:

  1. Enter the address at the top of the page.
  2. On the right side of the page, click on Layers. Check the box for "Floodplain" and expand the menu by clicking on the word "Floodplain."
  3. Finally, check the boxes for the Jefferson FEMA 100 Year (1% Annual) Review Zones for the FEMA floodplain limits, the Jefferson Floodplain Ordinance Review Zones for the Local Regulatory Floodplain limits and the Jefferson Combined Sewer Floodprone Area for the area flooded due to the combined sewer system.

FEMA’s Map Service Center

To view, print or order the Flood Insurance Rate Maps (FIRM) please visit FEMA’s Map Service Center. To view interactive FEMA flood maps, visit FEMA's National Flood Hazard Layer Map

FEMA’s Flood Insurance Study 

A copy of the Louisville-Jefferson County Flood Insurance Study with flood profiles can be found below....

Flood Insurance Study - Volume I

Flood Insurance Study - Volume II

Flood Insurance Study - Volume III

Flood Insurance Study - Volume IV

Flood Insurance Study - Volume V

Flood Insurance Study - Volume VI

Flood Insurance Study - Volume VII

Surface Water Modeling

To request the surface water models used in the floodplain mapping, contact the Floodplain Management Department