Flood Prevention, Protection, Maps & Other Flood-Related Information

Low Risk Is Not No Risk

Kill Devil Hills 2020 Flood Damage Prevention Ordinance and New Flood Maps

Ordinance # 17-23,Chapter 151, Flood Damage Prevention Ordinance – 2020 revisions, 

Adopted 2020  FEMA Flood Maps 

Summary of Changes in the New Ordinance 

Know Your Zone

Learn about flood risks on the Outer Banks and how to protect your property by reviewing the Know Your Zone Brochure and visiting OBXFloodMaps.com

Check your flood zone designation at NC FRIS --  http://fris.nc.gov/fris/

Low Risk Is Not No Risk- Myth vs. Fact

Flood Zones in Dare County

Outer Banks Regional Hazard Mitigation Plan cover page

Outer Banks Regional Hazard Mitigation Plan

The Outer Banks Regional Hazard Mitigation Plan was adopted by resolution at the May 27, 2020, Board of Commissioners Meeting.

Here are links to the following (Please note: some files are large and may take some time to download):

Adoption Resolution

Outer Banks Regional Mitigation Plan (with only KDH specific parts)

Outer Banks Regional Mitigation Plan (complete)

For questions or more information, please contact the Planning & Inspections Department at 252-449-5318

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