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Finished (Habitable) Area

An enclosed area having more than 20 linear feet of finished interior walls (paneling, etc.) or used for any purpose other than solely for parking of vehicles, building access or storage.

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NFIP - National Flood Insurance Program
Last updated Mar 5, 2020