Zone V

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The purpose of this page is to define Zone V, a commonly used term in floodplain management.

Definition/Description

Areas along coasts subject to inundation by the 1-percent-annual-chance flood event with additional hazards associated with storm-induced waves. Because detailed hydraulic analyses have not been performed, no Base Flood Elevations (BFEs) or flood depths are shown. Mandatory flood insurance purchase requirements and floodplain management standards apply.

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Last Updated: 
05/04/2015 - 08:34
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