The purpose of this page is to define Zones VE and V1-30, commonly used terms in floodplain management.
Areas subject to inundation by the 1-percent-annual-chance flood event with additional hazards due to storm-induced velocity wave action. Base Flood Elevations (BFEs) derived from detailed hydraulic analyses 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 (page 29)
- IS-9 Managing Floodplain Development Through The National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP) (page 3-33)