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City Hall
P.O. Box 2315
480 East Ave. N.
Ketchum, ID  83340
Ph: 208.726.3841
Fax: 208.726.8234
Elevation Certificates, Map Amendments, Historic Flooding
Elevation Certificates

The City of Ketchum maintains official records, Elevation Certificates, that show that new buildings and substantial improvements in all identified Special Flood Hazard Areas (SFHAs) are properly elevated. This elevation information is necessary to show compliance with the floodplain management ordinance. Ketchum uses the Elevation Certificate developed by FEMA, which can be used by the property owner to obtain flood insurance.

The City of Ketchum maintains elevation certificates for new and substantially improved structures in the SFHA since November 20, 1978. However, elevation certificates may not be available for buildings that were built prior to the certificate requirement (for example, if a building was not mapped to be located within the Special Flood Hazard Area at the time the property was developed.)

Listed below are Finished Construction Elevation Certificates obtained since 2006. Please contact the Planning and Building Department at (208) 726-7801 to inquire about Elevation Certificates completed prior to 2006. 

Albertson.419 Broadway Blvd.
Johnson.220 Buss Elle Rd.
Linden,516 Wood River Dr., Unit 2
Swartling.109 Sunnyside Dr.
Trail Creek LLC 321 S Leadville Ave
Weidner.590 Wood River Dr.
Osborne.105 Wood River Dr
Buck.445 Broadway Blvd.

Floodplain Map Amendments

Floodplain Map Amendments can be received by applying to FEMA and receiving a Letter of Map Amendment (LOMA). Listed below are Finished LOMAs.

109 Sunnyside Drive
206 Wild Rose Circle
121 Badger Lane
566 Wood River Drive

Historic Flooding

Recent major flood events occurred in Ketchum and the Wood River Valley in 2006 and 2017.

Aerial photos of Ketchum taken during the 2006 flood event can be viewed here.

Contact the Planning and Building Department at (208) 726-7801 for additional photos from the 2006 and 2017 flood events.