Flood Risk Information

The Town of Belhaven participates in the National Flood Insurance Program.  This page contains information, links and tips to assist proeprty owners, residents, insurance providers, and realtors.  If information you are seeking is not found here, please call Town Hall and ask for the Floodplain Manager, 252-943-3055. 

Most of the area within the town limits of Belhaven is located in the AE floodzone.  The baseflood elevation is 5'.  To reduce the risk to life and property, the town has adopted higher standards that requrie protection for construction up to 7'.  More information can be found using the link below for the Flood Damage Prevention Ordinance. 

Flood Damage Prevention Ordinance

North Carolina Flood Risk Information System https://fris.nc.gov/

Visit www.ready.gov to learn more about planning and prevention. 

Pamlico Sound Regional Hazard Mitigation Plan - adopted June 2020