Tag: flood certificates

Flood Certificates: What Are They and Why Do You Need One?

Is your property located in a flood zone? This is something that you should know when building a new home or commercial structure, you may face certain flood risks as a result of your building’s location. You may also be required to obtain special flood insurance for your property if you are located within a… Read more »

What is the 100-Year Floodplain?

A 100-year floodplain or flood zone is a zone that has a one percent chance of flooding on an annual basis. There are areas on maps specifically signaled to be 100-year flood zones because that area should expect a flood at least once every 100 years — thus the one percent chance. These are areas… Read more »