Floodplain Information / Forms

Floodplain Information / Forms

Portions of the County of Lincoln are in flood zones.  Please be sure to contact our office prior to beginning any construction work.  The Lincoln County Flood Plain Manager can assist in protecting the health and welfare of its citizens within Lincoln County to include the following:

  • Identify areas where there is a 1 percent or greater chance of damaging floods each year (one damaging flood per 100 year period or less)
  • Monitor the County of Lincoln in order to maintain minimum standard for coverage under the National Flood Insurance Program
  • Assist property owners in determining where their property is located in relationship to flood-hazard areas
  • Complete the Flood plain requirements of building permits within the County  
    • Click HERE for the Approval to Construct Application

Related Programs:

The attached Lincoln County Flood Damage Prevention Ordinance is attached below:


For any additional assistance or questions, please contact Lincoln County Public Works at 575-258-5934.  We are located at 109 Kansas City Road, Ruidoso, NM  88345.