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Flood Resistant Materials

Flood Resistant Materials

Construction below flood levels, within regulated flood zones, must utilize flood resistant materials.

In the following FEMA publication, there's a handy reference chart to quickly determine which materials are considered acceptable and those that aren't.

Start with Table 1 on page 4 Class Descriptions of Materials.

Then compare the different classes with the list of materials on Table 2, on pages 7-11.

Additionally, this publication has a wealth of related materials and methods information.

FEMA's Technical Bulletin 2, Flood Damage-Resistant Materials Requirements (2008)

 

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