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Recreational Vehicle

A vehicle which is:

  1. Built on a single chassis;
  2. 400 square feet or less when measured at the largest horizontal projection;
  3. Designed to be self-propelled or permanently towable by a light duty truck; and
  4. Designed primarily not for use as a permanent dwelling but as temporary living quarters for recreational, camping, travel, or seasonal use.

A recreational vehicle placed on a site in a Special Flood Hazard Area (SFHA) must meet the elevation and anchoring requirements for manufactured homes, unless it:

  1. Is on the site for fewer than 180 consecutive days, or
  2. Is fully licensed and ready for highway use.

Ready for highway use means that it is on its wheels or jacking system, is attached to the site only by quick disconnect type utilities and has no permanently attached additions.

National Flood Insurance Program Requirements

  • 59.1 - Definition
  • 60.3 - Flood plain management criteria for flood-prone areas
    • (c) (14) - A Zone Requirements
    • (e) (9) - V Zone Requirements
Glossary Section
NFIP - National Flood Insurance Program
Last updated July 8, 2020