Why is FEMA revising their flood risk maps for Santa Rosa?

Flood risk changes over time. FEMA revises flood maps as risks are identified and new data and information becomes available. By using the latest flood mapping data, building officials, contractors, and homeowners can make informed decisions that contribute to a safer and more flood-resilient community.

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1. What is FEMA flood risk mapping?
2. Why is FEMA revising their flood risk maps for Santa Rosa?
3. How often are flood maps updated?
4. What geographic area is under review for the Santa Rosa FEMA Flood Risk Mapping Project?
5. What is the process for revising a Flood Insurance Rate Map (FIRM)?
6. What is the Special Flood Hazard Area (SFHA)?
7. What local data is Santa Rosa providing to FEMA for the Flood Risk Mapping Project?