City Regulations

The City of Ottawa has developed standards and regulations for developing in flood prone areas. These standards can be found in Ottawa’s Municipal Code via the following link (Chapter 74-Article V – Developments in Special Flood Hazard Areas”

City of Ottawa Flood Regulations

The City of Ottawa has also developed building and permitting standards for structures built within the City. Ottawa’s building standards and permitting requirements can be found through the following Municipal Code link (Chapter 22-Buildings and Building Regulations“):

City of Ottawa Building Regulations

Link to the Floodplain Development Permit Application: