It is important for all citizens and business owners to understand the potential risks of flooding. The federal government has issued new flood hazard maps for Lee County which are based on updated engineering studies. Please familiarize yourself with the new maps and actions you can take to minimize health and property risks associated with flooding.
The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) has completed the first comprehensive review of flood zones throughout Lee County in 22 years. New Flood Insurance Rate Maps, which also establish required base flood elevations for construction, became effective on August 28, 2008. READ MORE