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Flood Protection Resources & Publications

Below you will find links to copies of FEMA publications on flood protection. These documents are also available at the Sunny Isles Beach Building Department or our Public Library.

  1. Above the Flood: Elevating Your Floodprone House, FEMA-347, 2000

http://www.fema.gov/media-library-data/20130726-1443-20490-3026/fema347cvr_toc.pdf

  1. Answers to Questions About the National Flood Insurance Program, F-084, 2011

http://www.fema.gov/media-library-data/20130726-1438-20490-1905/f084_atq_11aug11.pdf

  1. Coastal Construction Manual, FEMA-P-55, 2011 

http://www.fema.gov/media-library-data/20130726-1510-20490-6719/fema55_volii_frontmatter.pdf

  1. Elevated Residential Structures, FEMA-54, 1984 

http://www.fema.gov/media-library-data/20130726-1509-20490-6744/fema54.pdf

  1. Protecting Manufactured Homes from Floods and Other Hazards, FEMA P-85, 2009

http://www.fema.gov/media-library-data/20130726-1501-20490-6993/a_fema_p85_cvr_toc.pdf

  1. Mitigation of Flood and Erosion Damage to Residential Buildings in Coastal Areas, FEMA-257, 1994

http://www.fema.gov/media-library-data/20130726-1505-20490-8508/fema257.pdf

  1. Protecting Building Utilities from Flood Damage, FEMA P-348, 1999

https://www.fema.gov/media-library/assets/documents/3729

  1. Protecting Floodplain Resources, FEMA-268, 1996

http://www.fema.gov/media-library-data/20130726-1440-20490-5918/fema268.pdf

  1. Reducing Damage from Localized Flooding, FEMA 511, 2005

http://www.fema.gov/media-library-data/20130726-1446-20490-0539/FEMA511-complete.pdf 

  1. Openings in foundation walls for buildings located in special flood hazard areas in accordance with the National Flood Insurance Program.

https://www.fema.gov/media-library-data/20130726-1502-20490-9949/fema_tb_1__1_.pdf

  1. Answers to questions about substantially damaged buildings.   

https://www.fema.gov/media-library/assets/documents/2969  

  1. FEMA 15, Design Guidelines for Flood Damage Reduction (1981)

https://www.fema.gov/media-library/assets/documents/2850

  1. Reducing Losses in High Risk Flood Hazard Areas

https://www.fema.gov/media-library/assets/documents/1619

  1. Non-residential floodproofing: requirements and certification for buildings located in special flood hazard areas in accordance with the National Flood Insurance Program.

https://www.fema.gov/media-library-data/20130726-1511-20490-5294/job6.pdf

  1. Free-of-obstruction requirements for buildings located in coastal high hazard areas in accordance with the National Flood Insurance Program.

https://www.fema.gov/media-library-data/20130726-1511-20490-9526/fema_tb_5.pdf

  1. Flood-resistant materials requirements for buildings located in special flood hazard areas in accordance with the National Flood Insurance Program.

https://www.fema.gov/media-library-data/20130726-1502-20490-4764/fema_tb_2_rev1.pdf  

  1. Homeowner’s guide to retrofitting : six ways to protect your house from flooding.

https://www.fema.gov/media-library-data/1404148604102-f210b5e43aba0fb393443fe7ae9cd953/FEMA_P-312.pdf

  1. Home builder’s guide to coastal construction technical fact sheet series.

https://www.fema.gov/media-library-data/20130726-1538-20490-2983/fema499web_2.pdf

  1. Below-grade parking requirements for buildings located in special flood hazard areas in accordance with the National Flood Insurance Program.

https://www.fema.gov/media-library-data/20130726-1511-20490-1163/job12.pdf