Starting Friday, March 20, 2020 County facilities are closed to the general public, with the exception of Landfill, Transfer Station and Convenience Centers. Additional information can be found here.

Flood Protection

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The responsibility for Accomack County’s Flood Program and Emergency Response falls under the Department of Public Safety, the Department of Building and Zoning, and the Department of Planning and Community Development.

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The information on this and subsequent pages deal with Accomack County’s Flood Program with respect to building, the flood ordinance provisions of the Accomack County Zoning Ordinance, flood insurance, and actions to take during a flooding. 

For questions about activities in a Flood Zone, please contact Tom Brockenbrough, Accomack County Floodplain Administrator at (757) 787-5797 or email to  Questions concerning the Building Code as it applies to construction in a flood zone can be directed to Mark Bowden,Deputy Director of Building at (757) 787-5788 o email to