Below are links to view the Niagara County, NY flood map and info on Pendleton and Wheatfield. These are only to be used as a guide. Contact your community’s Flood Plain Manager (Building Department) to view the official actual paper version of the Flood Insurance Rate Map (FIRM). Perhaps your property qualifies for a successful Letter of Map Amendment – Removal. Or your area has a Letter of Map Revision. These are not shown of the website.
Zoom in & drag the map or in upper right, enter your address. In the Layer List, click the Aerial Photo (2017). Click to display the National Flood Hazard Map (FEMA). The high-risk (Special Flood Hazard Area) is shaded green. If your structure with a federally backed mortgage touches the SFHA, federal banking laws require flood insurance.
Niagara County towns adopted their digital Flood Insurance Rate Map (dFIRM) effective 9/10/2010. Subsequent changes, including Letters of Map Amendment and Letters of Map Revision, are not shown.
Town of Wheatfield’s Bergtold area, (East of Niagara Falls) has an area with revised elevations. Contact the Building Department for more information.
Town of Pendleton, NY adopted new FEMA flood maps on 11/4/17. These affect the SouthWest and SouthEast areas of Pendleton. These images were created by the Pendleton town engineer to help with visibility and are for informational purposes only. The actual FEMA floodplain maps are available on the FEMA Map Service Center website.
The high risk (Special Flood Hazard Area) is shaded green. If your structure with a federally backed mortgage touches the SFHA, federal banking laws require flood insurance.