Flood Protection

  1. Consider Flood Insurance

    Did you know if your property lies inside the SFHA it has a 26% chance of experiencing a flood during the life of a 30-year mortgage?

  2. Current Water & Weather Conditions

    Rain gauges are used by meteorologists and hydrologists to gather and measure the amount of rainfall over a period of time.

  3. Elevation Certificates

    An Elevation Certificate lists the floor elevations and flood zones for new homes and buildings within the Village.

  4. Elevation Requirements

    Are you located in a flood hazard area?

  5. Flood Atlas

    Access the Village of Palmetto Bay Flood Zone Atlas.

  6. Flood Maps

    The Village of Palmetto Bay has is in possession of the latest updated 2009 Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) Flood Insurance Rate Maps (FIRM) for our area.

  7. Know Your Flood Hazard

    Because the Village of Palmetto Bay is located in a unique geographical area, it is susceptible to flooding from major rain events and storm surge.

  8. Maintenance of Drainage System

    The Village of Palmetto Bay’s storm water system consists of both open-infiltration segments and closed-pipeline segments.

  9. Only Rain Down The Drain

    There is Stormwater within the Village of Palmetto Bay either infiltrates into the ground, or it is conveyed through a network of pipeline that discharges into the C-100 series of the Cutler Drain Canal.

  10. Protection of Your Property

    You can take an active role in protecting your property from flood damage.

  11. Safety First

    Know what flood precautions to take.

  12. Stay Informed

    The Village of Palmetto Bay works together with the National Weather Service and Miami-Dade County to alert residents and business owners of potential flood watches and warnings.

  13. Stormwater Runoff

    Stormwater runoff occurs when precipitation from rain flows over the ground.