Pinole's Flooding


The City of Pinole is located in a low flood zone.  During high tides and heavy rainy seasons certain areas in the City may experience some flooding.  To assist the citizens of Pinole with flooding preparation, the City offers sandbags on a first come, first serve (self serve), while supply last.

Citizens may obtain sand and sandbags at the rear of the Plum Street Public Parking Lot off Tennent Avenue.   The material are available for any citizen and are on a self-service basis.

The Neighborhood Services office is assigned to handle flood administration tasks for
the city.   

For general information, please check out these informative websites, below:

1. Preparation before a flood occurs:

If you have decided to obtain flood insurance, your insurance provider will need the
following information, based on your property’s address:
 FEMA Community Number (Pinole’s is 060032 )
 Panel Number (obtained from FIRM maps)
 Flood Zone designation (obtained from FIRM maps)

The Panel Number and Flood Zone designation can be obtained from the Neighborhood

Services office or online (see link below):

If you have concerns about flooding, here are some links to FEMA.

FEMA - Flood Information/Insurance

Flood Insurance Information

FIRM Maps: Region 9 covers all of Pinole and Contra Costa County

To determine if your property is in a designated flood zone, we suggest you either:
 Visit the Permit Center at City Hall.
Business hours are from 8:00 a.m. through 4:30 p.m., Monday through Thursday (Closed for lunch 12-1 p.m. and Fridays)