Building in the Flood Zone:
  • FEMA Codes Require Lowest Floor Above Flood Elevation
  • All Living Spaces Must be Above Flood Elevation
  • Construction Below Flood Elevation Cannot Obstruct the Flow of Water
  • No Electrical Below Flood Elevation
Building in Flood Zone - V:
  • Most Likely Will Require Pilings, Grade Beams, and Stilts
  • Design for Breaking Waves is Required
  • Higher Design Wind Exposure is Required
  • Breakaway Walls are Required
  • Breakaway Slabs are Required
  • No cut or Fill of Soils
  • Elevators can be Installed in a V-Zone
V-Zone Piling Plan & Wall Section
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Daniel F. Ardito, PE
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5644 S Plantain Pt
Lecanto, FL 34461
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