If you're looking for information about your flood zone designation for your property, there's an online tool to help you.

Click here for an interactive map that can show you your property's former flood designation, current flood designation, base flood elevation and other information.

I'll have a new story soon about what communities are doing in Galveston County to help out their property owners get lower rates vis-a-vis the Community Rating System. Be on the lookout for it.

(4) comments

Frank Emmite

Didn't understand most of this.[sad]

cloudwaltzer64

Can we make it more understandable? Too many variations and do not understand what any of this means![sad]

Paul Hyatt

My link went to a blank page....

Stephen Murphy

My house in Galveston barely had water over the curb during Ike, yet it's in a flood hazard zone.

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