FEMA Flood Plain Zones Expanded

Every few years, FEMA requires counties to update their emergency standards to remain eligible for federal emergency assistance. In some counties, additional areas have been designated as flood zones in coastal and near-coastal areas. The designated zones are also known as “High Hazard Areas” or “V Zones.” In Marion County, local regulators have adopted FEMA mandates which could cause considerably higher set-up costs for manufactured houses in floodplains.