Floodplain Message

The City of Ottawa requires floodplain permits for any development that occurs within a regulated floodplain.  Development includes construction, repair, placement or alteration to a structure, storage of materials, excavating, and dredging activities.  If you have questions regarding where the floodplain is within the City or permits required in the floodplain, please contact Mat at the City of Ottawa (815-433-0161 ext. 230).