Franklin County Flood Information
Much of Franklin County is comprised of two 100-year floodplains; Elkhorn Creek and the Kentucky River floodplain.
For information regarding Flood Safety, Property Protection, Permitting, and Insurance click this link or call 502-875-8701.
If you have questions or concerns about flooding, stormwater, or drainage please reach out to our Planning & Zoning Department.
Robert Hewitt, P&Z Director
Tina Peck, Staff Planner
Lower Kentucky Watershed
A presentation from the Federal Emergency Management Agency about the lower Kentucky Watershed.
The Kentucky Energy and Environment Cabinet website. This resource will help you understand your flood hazards.
The Kentucky Quick Guide to flood preparedness.
Information from the Energy and Environmental Cabinet regarding dredging.
Storm Water & Drainage Information
Problems and/or issues relating to stormwater or drainage in Franklin County can be reported to the Planning Department. This would include information about pollutants that are being introduced to the drainage system. Additionally, issues relating to stormwater drainage flow, such as obstructions impeding the flow of stormwater, should also be conveyed to the department.
To view regulations pertaining to Stormwater & Drainage Please click on the document links below: