The City of Key West, Florida

The Southernmost City in the Continental United States



Substantial renovation of existing buildings and new construction usually requires certain flood damage protection requirements.  

Elevating a building, often results in enclosed areas under buildings and below flood levels, where flood vents, water resistant materials and breakaway walls become necessary.   Some commercial properties may opt for floodproofing.

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Flood Vents



Flood Resistant Materials

Breakaway Walls

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Scott Fraser,
FEMA Coordinator/Floodplain Administrator
Building Department
1300 White St
Key West, FL 33040
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