Flood Hazard Map Tool - Help
Welcome to the Yavapai County Flood Hazard Mapping Application.
If an error occurs or you are unable to achieve your goals with this application, please email yavgis@co.yavapai.az.us

Flood Layers
All of the Flood Layers are located under the Layers tab, then under Flood Information Tab.

Map Layers

Layer Layer Information
Flood Restudy Area The detailed area that has been modified.
Firm Panel Index The boundaries of the D-Firm Panels. (Click the map to identify the panel)
Base Flood Elevation Cross Section The base flood elevation cross section related to the drainage.
Special Flood Hazard The new lines of the special flood hazard zones as determined by the detailed study.
Changes Since Last FIRM The proposed changes since the last Flood Insurance Rate Map (FIRM) was published.
Watersheds The watershed boundaries thoughout Yavapai County


Map Tabs

Map Layers
A variety of property searches are available through the Flood Hazard Map including: parcels, subdivisions, addresses, and owner name.
image of results tab
When a parcel has been found, additional options are available:

Map Layers
Numerous map layers are available for viewing and comparison.
Layers are organized by category including: Flood Information, Land Use, Property Info, & Roads. Most layers are only available at specific zoom levels. For instance, parcels will only become visible after zooming in to the sixth map level. Most of the aerial imagery layers are not available at larger zoom levels.
Icon Description
checkbox visible, checked Checked - This layer is availible for viewing at the current scale and is on.
checkbox not checked Not checked but availible - This layer is availible for viewing at the current scale and can be turned on.
image of check box, not visible, but checked Checked Not On This layer is not availible for viewing at the current scale and is on. Zoom in/out to make visible.
image of checkbox not visible,not checked Not checked but availible - This layer is not availible for viewing at the current scale. Zoom in/out to make availible to turn on.
transperancy adjustment bar Transparency - This option allows you to adjust the transparency of layer categories and imagery services.

legend tab
This is a dynamic legend. As layers are (added/removed or visible/notvisible) their symbology is shown here. Check here often to see what layers are visible in the map.


Map Tools

Switch Basemaps
- These are the availible basemap options for Yavapai County. Click the box to see the available Basemaps
Basemap Description
imagery type Imagery Layer - This is an arieal imagery layer. Please see detailed description below.
USGS topography type USGS Topographic Layer - This basemap features seamless detailed USGS topograpic maps at for Yavapai County at multiple scales.
terrain type Terrain Layer - This basemap features features shaded relief that provides a neutral background.

Other Services are available with this application. HOWEVER Yavapai County maintains no affiliation with nor makes no guarantee as to the accuracy of these layers. If you have problems or issues with these layers, clicking on the layer name will bring you to the source of these services so that you may share your comments with these publishers.

Disclaimer: Map and parcel information is believed to be accurate but accuracy is not guaranteed. No portion of the information should be considered to be, or used as, a legal document.  The information is provided subject to the express condition that the user knowingly waives any and all claims for damages against Yavapai County that may arise from the use of this data.