The Mohave County Department of Planning and
Zoning is responsible for processing
applications for land use approvals, zoning and
land use permits, construction and building
permits, in Unincorporated Mohave County.
"As part of this permitting process, the
Flood Control District reviews each permit
application to make sure that it complies
with the County drainage and
floodplain regulations and to determine
if the District would have any flood-related
Most permits are applied for at one of the
P&Z offices, at which the public can get all the
permits needed at one time. All the agencies
that permit receive a copy of the permit
application and their comments are compiled into
one response. P&Z offices can take care of most
permits, however, some more detailed
applications need to go to the District office
in Kingman for review.
The District reviews, inspects, and approves
drainage clearance, floodplain use, and grading.
For more information, check out the District
Programs & Services section, which covers
Drainage Administration and Floodplain
The District directly issues permits for
floodplain use and right-of-way access. If you
want to make changes to land that is located
within a 100-year flood hazard area, local
regulations require you to obtain a Floodplain
Use Permit before you build, add, grade, or
install walls or fencing.