The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) updated its Flood Insurance Rate Maps (FIRMs) which go into effect June 30, 2020. The maps are derived from information in the Flood Insurance Study (FIS) which FEMA conducted. The maps indicate the areas where mortgage lenders may require flood insurance and where special flood-zone-related development regulations apply. You may review paper versions of the maps at City Hall or you can download them here:
If you are interested, you can also read the three-volume FIS:
For more information, contact Planning Director Glen Pickus at 360-282-3173 or via email.