This information outlines Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) Special Flood Hazard Area within the City of Milpitas:
Approximately one-quarter of the City of Milpitas is located within a mapped Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) Special Flood Hazard Area (SFHA) where property is subject to flooding one time every one hundred years, or a 1% chance of being inundated. Development and construction within SFHA is regulated by FEMA and by the City’s Floodplain Management Ordinance.
The map and link below will help identify property located within the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) Special Flood Hazard Area within the City of Milpitas.
For more information on development requirements within the SFHA and to determine if the City has an Elevation Certificate on-file for your property, contact the City Engineering Department, Land Development Principal Civil Engineer (408)-586-3316.
- FEMA Flood Insurance Study Reports
- Flood Hazards and Maps: Know your hazard
- Information on Flood Insurance: Insure your property
- How to better protect your home: Protect your home
- When a Flood Warning is issued: A Flood Warning has been issued
- Cleaning up after a flood event: The flood is over
- Santa Clara Valley Water District: Valley Water – Flood Ready
- FEMA Flood Insurance Site floodsmart.gov