FEMA Flood Information

Protect yourself and your home with important information about flooding from FEMA.

Local Flood Plain Information

Use FEMA’s Flood Map Service Center to access local flood maps by address, place, or longitude and latitude coordinates.

The Michigan Department of Environment, Great Lakes, and Energy has connections to help you with site-specific questions.


Helpful Guides from FEMA

Use the guides below to help you navigate flood insurance, protect your home, repair flood damage, and preserve our community.

Above the Flood: Elevating Your Floodprone House, FEMA-347 (2000)

Answers to Questions About the National Flood Insurance Program, F-084 (2011)

Coastal Construction Manual, FEMA-P-55, (2011)

Elevated Residential Structures, FEMA-54 (1984)

Protecting Manufactured Homes from Floods and Other Hazards, FEMA P-85 (2009)

Mitigation of Flood and Erosion Damage to Residential Buildings in Coastal Areas, FEMA257 (1994)

Protecting Building Utilities From Flood Damage, FEMA-P-348 (1999)

Protecting Floodplain Resources, FEMA-268 (1996)

Reducing Damage from Localized Flooding, FEMA 511 (2005)


How to Prepare for a Flood

Make sure you know what to do in the event of a flood. The MIReady website has guides to prepare you for natural disasters like flooding.