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Does your property have FEMA flood on it? Check it out now
Flood hazard areas identified on the Flood Insurance Rate Map are identified as a Special Flood Hazard Area (SFHA).
AE- Areas subject to inundation by the 1-percent-annual-chance flood event determined by detailed methods. Base Flood Elevations (BFEs) are shown. Mandatory flood insurance purchase requirements and floodplain management standards apply.
X Shaded- Area of moderate flood hazard, usually the area between the limits of the 100- year and 500-year floods. B Zones are also used to designate base floodplains of lesser hazards, such as areas protected by levees from 100-year flood, or shallow flooding areas with average depths of less than one foot or drainage areas less than 1 square mile.
X-Unshaded- Area of minimal flood hazard, usually depicted on FIRMs as above the 500-year flood level. Zone C may have ponding and local drainage problems that don't warrant a detailed study or designation as base floodplain. Zone X is the area determined to be outside the 500-year flood and protected by levee from 100- year flood.
Need proof that your property is or isn't in the flood for insurance or other purposes?
Need insurance or have questions?
Rutherford County's Current Map are 1/5/2007 and 10/8/2008. New maps for review will be available April 15, 2018
See if your property has any elevation certificate by calling building codes at 615-898-7734. If your house was built before 1988- they will not have a record. Documentation may need to be retrived from archives, expect delays.
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