Quick Reference Guide: Comparison of Select NFIP & Building Code Requirements for Special Flood Hazard Areas March 2012

The Quick Reference Guide  is an 8-page guide that highlights the similarities and differences between the National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP) minimum requirements and the requirements of the International Code Series (I-Codes) and ASCE 24, Flood Resistant Design and Construction, a standard referenced by the I-Codes. Among the features contrasted are foundation types, lowest floor elevations,enclosures below elevated buildings, and utilities requirements within the NFIP and I-Codes for most residential and commercial buildings.

 

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Engineering Principles and Practices for Retrofitting Flood-Prone Residential Structures 

The third edition of Engineering Principles and Practices for Retrofitting Flood-Prone Residential Structures (FEMA P 259)  is  available from the FEMA Publications Warehouse. To read more about the document and for other information, see the article here: [Full Article].