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Anchoring

If a proposed building site is in a flood-prone area, all new construction and substantial improvements shall be designed (or modified) and adequately anchored to prevent flotation, collapse, or lateral movement of the structure resulting from hydrodynamic and hydrostatic loads, including the effects of buoyancy. There are specific requirements for manufactured homes and structures in V Zones.

National Flood Insurance Program Requirements

  • 60.3 - Flood plain management criteria for flood-prone areas
    • (a) (3) (i) - General Requirement
    • (b) (8) - Manufactured Homes
    • (e) (4) - Zone V Buildings
Glossary Section
NFIP - National Flood Insurance Program