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There are several flood zones in the City of Picayune. If you are building in an AE flood zone you will need an engineer’s certificate before obtaining your permit.
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Please bring the following to our office to purchase your building permit.
If you are building an addition, you will need plans showing the distance (setbacks) of all structures on your lot to property lines. Include the dimensions of the new addition.
All commercial construction has to be approved by the Site Plan Review Committee. Please call or come in for a checklist of information required for Commercial Plans. After the Committee has approved your plans, you will be notified and will be able to proceed with pulling the required building permits.
To find out if your property is in a Special Flood Hazard Area you can view Mississippi Flood Maps at the following website: Mississippi Department of Environmental Quality.
For more information please visit the National Flood Insurance Program on the Flood Smart website.
Information can also be obtained at the Pearl River County Permit Office located at:
402 South Main StreetPoplarville, MS 39470Phone: 601-403-2202Fax: 601-403-2209
The City of Picayune participates in the Pearl River County Regional Hazard Mitigation Plan. You can download a copy of the Regional Hazard Mitigation Plan (PDF) at your convenience.
If you have any comments/questions please contact us by email or phone:
Email Planning & Zoning OfficePhone: 601-798-9778