Charleston County’s new Flood Insurance Study (FIS) and corresponding Flood Insurance Rate Maps (FIRM) went into effect on January 29, 2021. These flood maps cover the entire geographic area of Charleston County, including Seabrook Island.
Residents are encouraged to visit the FEMA Flood Map Service Center (MSC) website to view their new flood zone designation. Flood zones may also be viewed on the Charleston County website under the “Online Services” tab.
For an overview of the new flood maps and what they mean to the residents of Seabrook Island, click here and select February 2021 to read the front page “From Town Hall” article in The Seabrooker.
For floodplain management information within the Town of Seabrook Island and Charleston County – including a list of frequently asked questions – click here to visit the Floodplain Management page on the Town’s website.