Frequently Asked Questions

What is a floodplain?

What causes flooding in Key Biscayne?

What can I expect if a storm approaches?

What can I do to decrease my risk of injury during a flood?

Is my home in a floodplain?

What is required to apply for a building permit in a flood plain?

What can I do to avoid flooding in my home?

What is the "50% Rule" and why must new homes be elevated?

Who is responsible for storm drain maintenance?

I've had flood damage to my home or business.  Who do I call?

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