Florida's Foundation is having 10 webinars about mitigation that are available to the public at no charge. The webinars are designed for homowners wanting to learn more ways to prepare their homes for hurricanes. read on Make Mitigation Happen
A floodplain is any land area susceptible to being inundated by water from any source. A Special Flood Hazard Area is the land in the floodplain within a community subject to a one (1) percent chance or greater of flooding in any given year. These zones are designated with an “A” or a “V”. read on Flood Protection Information
FEMA Flood Insurance Rate Maps are being updated and digitized. Manatee County has provided this interactive map for your information so that you may see if your property is effected by the changes. This information is preliminary and subject to change. read on GIS Map - Future FEMA Impact
Manatee County's Flood Insurance Rate Maps (FIRMs) are currently being digitized and updated by the Federal Emergency Management Agency. read on Flood Maps Are Changing...
Standard homeowners insurance does not cover flood damage. As Manatee County is a participant in the National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP), flood insurance is made available to all citizens for both residential and commercial properties. read on Flood Insurance