The purpose of this page is to define Zones AE and A1-30, commonly used terms in floodplain management. To explore other common floodplain management terms access the NFIP Policy Index.
Areas subject to inundation by the 1-percent-annual-chance flood event determined by detailed methods. Base Flood Elevations (BFEs) are shown. Mandatory flood insurance purchase requirements and floodplain management standards apply.
- Answers to Questions About the National Flood Insurance Program - Flood Hazard Assessments and Mapping Requirements
- IS-9 Managing Floodplain Development Through The National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP) (page 3-33)