Floodplain Management

Lyon County, Kansas

Quick Links

Floodplain Regulations Resolution #06-22

Floodplain Management Forms

Schedule of Fees

Flood Map Information Services

Flood Safety

Floodplain Management Information

Flood Map Search (Limited Local Information)

(Use ‘view map’ option to find floodplain map)


FORTFlood Observation Reporting Tool 


US Department of Homeland Security - Federal Emergency Management Agency

FEMA Flood Map Service Center

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For more Flood Insurance Information click below.

FloodSmart Insurance

Elevation Certificates on file CLICK HERE.

National Weather Service Flood Forecast

Neosho River
Cottonwood River
Marais Des Cygnes River

Floodplain Management

Samuel Seeley, CFM, CPM, Director

Lyon County Floodplain Management

430 Commercial Street, Room 101

Emporia, Kansas 66801


Email: sseeley@lyoncounty.org

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RISK Map Project Links

Project Story Board







MARCH 7-11, 2022













Kansas FORT– Flood Observation Reporting Tool

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The Flood Observation Reporting Tool is a quick and easy way to track flood events in Kansas.





Preliminary floodplain maps in Lyon County were issued on May 22, 2020.







More information is available for this project at https://agriculture.ks.gov/divisions-programs/dwr/floodplain/mapping/ under Mapping Projects for the Neosho Headwaters project. We will place relevant information on this site when it becomes available.  This will include an information sheet with contact information, as well as several website addresses where you can see the draft map and learn about Letters of Map Change, flood insurance, and other pertinent information.

Please visit the draft floodplain review website at http://gis2.kda.ks.gov/gis/neosho_headwaters/ to see the draft floodplains and leave your comments.