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PDF icon  2006 Comprehensive Emergency Management Plan (CEMP) plus Annexes as indicated below

Dated September 2006

PDF icon  Annex I: Mitigation Programs

PDF icon  Annex II: Preparedness Programs


PDF icon  CRS Floodplain Management Plan (FMP) 2015-2016 Annual Progress Report - Posted September 2016


PDF icon  CRS June 2017 Newsletter #29

This annual newsletter fulfills part of the CRS (Community Rating System) requirement package for the Village to qualify for the NFIP (National Flood Insurance Program). The June newsletter, with NOAA predictions for the Atlantic Basin Hurricane Season, also is mailed to property owners.


PDF icon  CRS Verification Report - April 2006 Visit


PDF icon  Elevation Certificate Form and Instructions - Posted September 7, 2016 (3.8 MB fillable PDF)
NOTE: This new form from FEMA must be used for all ECs submitted after September 14, 2016.
            The old form is no longer accepted after this date.


Folder icon  Elevation Certificates
Issued by the Village of Key Biscayne Building, Zoning and Planning Department. Available online for FY 2014-15 through FY 1999-2000 (updated as new ECs are processed)

PDF icon  2009 FEMA Flood Insurance Rate Map (FIRM)

The FIRM, a Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) map that shows different elevation zones based on 100-year flood data, is used to specify how high the first finished floor of new construction must be in a flood hazard zone. (Note: This is the most recent full color map issued by FEMA.) Four individual 2009 FIRM Panels are included below for easier viewing:

PDF icon  2009 FIRM Panel 12086C0483

PDF icon  2009 FIRM Panel 12086C0484

PDF icon  2009 FIRM Panel 12086C0491

PDF icon  2009 FIRM Panel 12086C0492


PDF icon  2009 FEMA Flood Insurance Study: Miami-Dade County, Florida and Incorporated Areas - Note 5.2 MB file size
This revision is dated September 11, 2009. The Village of Key Biscayne is Community Number 120648.

PDF icon 1994 FEMA Historic FIRM Panels (PDF) - Note 8.5 MB file size

 FIU Simulated Storm Surge/Inundation Maps for Key Biscayne

         PDF icon  Category 1

         PDF icon  Category 2

         PDF icon  Category 3

         PDF icon  Category 4

         PDF icon  Category 5
  FIU Storm Surge Simulator website
                Provided as a public service by Florida International University


PDF icon  Flood Depth Map: Village of Key Biscayne - Note 4.7 MB file size


Folder icon  Flood Hazard Warning System

Village information communications plan in the case of flooding or other emergency event.


Folder icon  Flood Insurance and Free Flood Protection Information for Residents

From the Village's Chief Building Official  Flood Insurance Purchase Requirements


PDF icon  2014 Floodplain Management Update Report

Most recent update not including the update in the 2011 CRS 5-year Report; submitted September 29, 2014.

1998 Floodplain Management Plan (3 volumes) - March 1998

     PDF icon  Volume 1: Introduction, Plan Document, Plan Report, Action Plan

     PDF icon  Volume 2: Public Involvement, Plan Adoption, Implementation

     PDF icon  Volume 3: Compressed Version


Flood Protection Resources (CRS Activity 530)  Engineering Principles and Practices of Retrofitting Floodprone Residential Structures -
           FEMA P-259 (3rd Edition, 2012)  Floodproofing Non-Residential Structures (Full Document) - FEMA 102 (1986)  Non-Residential Floodproofing — Requirements and Certification (Technical Bulletin) -
           FEMA Technical Bulletin 3 (1993)  Flood Damage-Resistant Materials Requirements - FEMA Technical Bulletin 2 (2008)  Homeowner’s Guide to Retrofitting: Six Ways to Protect Your House from Flooding -
           FEMA P-312 (2014)  Mitigation of Flood and Erosion Damage to Residential Buildings in Coastal Areas -
           FEMA 257 (1994)

     PDF icon  Reducing Damage from Localized Flooding - FEMA 511 (June 2005)  Selecting Appropriate Mitigation Measures for Floodprone Structures -
           FEMA 551 (March 2007)  Florida Division of Emergency Management
Official Site of the NFIP (National Flood Insurance Program)


PDF icon  2006 Hazard Vulnerability Assessment (HVA)
Dated December 2006


Home Builder's Guide to Coastal Construction FEMA requirements for AF Flood Zones

      external link gif  FEMA requirements for AE Flood Zones
      external link gif  Foundation Walls

      external link gif  Materials

      external link gif  Flood Openings
      external link gif  Substantial Damage


external link gif  2012 Miami-Dade County Local Mitigation Strategy (LMS)
Hazard Mitigation Plan updated annually by the County; dated December 2012. (Note: Downloadable LMS documents are located at the right side of the webpage.)


external link gif  Miami-Dade County Storm Surge Planning Zone Map


Miami-Dade County Geographic Information System (GIS) Maps

         PDF icon  2014 Key Biscayne Survey Benchmark Map - CRS Activity 310 requirement

         external link gif  Miami-Dade County GIS Survey Base Map


external link gif  National Weather Service (NOAA) - Miami/South Florida Forecast Office


Online Resources: Flood Preparation and Flood Damage Minimization

external link gif  FloodSmart Community Resources

external link gif  Red Cross Disaster Safety Checklist

external link gif  How to Protect Your Home From Flood Damage

external link gif  Emergency Planning - Protect Your Pet

external link gif  How to Avoid Flood Damaged Cars

external link gif  STEM Challenge for Kids - Building Flood Resistant Homes  Quick Guide to Floodplain Management in Florida

        External Link to PDF from Florida Division of Emergency Management


Residential Permit and Inspection Activity Reports issued by the Village of Key Biscayne Building, Zoning and Planning Department.

     PDF icon  FY 2009-2010

     PDF icon  FY 2008-2009

     PDF icon  FY 2007-2008


PDF icon  Save Our Swales - Public information brochure from Miami-Dade County Public Works and Waste Management


PDF icon  Stormwater Flood/Drainage Complaint Form - Revised September 24, 2015
This interactive PDF form can be submitted online to Public Works Division staff


PDF icon  2014 Stormwater Drainage/Flood Workshop Presentation - Posted February 18, 2014 (5.1 MB file)

PDF of PowerPoint presentation made by Village Stormwater Team at a public education workshop on February 18, 2014


PDF icon  2015 Stormwater Drainage Workshop #2 Presentation - Posted October 9, 2015 (7.1 MB file)

PDF of PowerPoint presentation made by Village Stormwater Team at a public education workshop on October 6, 2015

PDF icon  2011 Stormwater Management Plan
Updated Report issued June 28, 2011 by TetraTech, Inc. Appendices listed separately due to large file sizes:

     PDF icon  Appendix A - 3.2 MB file

     PDF icon  Appendix B - 15.9 MB file

     PDF icon  Appendices C and D - 330 KB file

     PDF icon  Appendix E Sheets A and B - 17.8 MB file

     PDF icon  Appendix E Sheet C - 11.5 MB file

     PDF icon  Appendix E Sheets D and E - 18.9 MB file

     PDF icon  Appendices F, G, H, I, J, K, L and M - 2.0 MB file

PDF icon  1993 Stormwater Master Plan





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