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The following is provided to assist the City of Salinas community, participating in the National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP) as of 1981, in understanding local floodplain management regulations and developing in local Special Flood Hazard Areas (SFHA).

The City’s flood insurance study (FIS) and Flood Insurance Rate Maps (FIRMs) are on file at the Salinas Permit Center, 65 West Alisal Street, with the Engineering Permit Services Section. Copies of the City’s FIS and FIRMs are also available at the Salinas Public Libraries.

Find more information in the documents and links below.

Salinas Flood Safety Brochure.pdf

2009 Summary Of Map Actions Somas.pdf

FEMA Flood Fact Sheet For Kids.pdf