Building Within the Floodplain

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All development within the Special Flood Hazard Area (SFHA), including VE, AE, AH, and A flood zones are required to be reviewed by Collier County.   The following are general guidelines for building in the SFHA.  The statements below for New Residential and New Non-Residential (Accessory) Structures apply primarily to AE, AH, and A flood zones.  Contact Floodplain Management Section for more detailed information.

New Residential Structures in the SFHA
New Non-Residential (Accessory) Structures in the SFHA
Substantial Improvement, Substantial Damage
Retrofit an Existing Building with Flood Prevention Measures

For assistance: Contact the Flood Information Hotline at (239)252-2942 or email

Page updated as of 04/23/18