This means the coastline can be edited to remove insignificant water. * Note - Generally companies set a maximum distance that they are interested in checking (i.e.
2) You can determine what distances you want to check (Ex. once youre more than 10 miles inland, how far the property is from the shoreline according to the distance measure selected during the setup of the account. Availability: All coastal States (Atlantic, Pacific and the Gulf Coast) A custom shoreline can be developed for your account so that only water that your company considers coastal will be used.
Census Tract: Census tracts are small, relatively permanent statistical subdivisions of a county or statistically equivalent entity delineated by local participants as part of the U. Census Bureaus participant statistical areas program. However, CDS covers all areas where FEMA maps are available.
FIPS Code: The FIPS (Federal Information Processing Standard) standardized county code. FEMA does not provide maps for every community in the US.
As an option, CDS can also tell you the distance to high risk zones, such as A Zones.
You can specify a list of zones that you are concerned with.
A property site visit or certification by a flood service should be used to make an absolute determination.
Community Number: A 6-digit standardized community code defined by FEMA.