Flood insurance study update for Bay County underway

Local News

BAY COUNTY, Fla. (WMBB) — FEMA along with the Northwest Florida Water Management District are in the process of updating the Bay County Flood Insurance Study.

Residents are invited to attend a flood risk open house to learn more about the study and see if the identified flood risk changed at their property.

Officials said this study could impact people’s flood insurance requirements and rates.

In a Facebook post from Bay County Emergency Services — they ask that you attend either meeting and review your address for accuracy before the study is final.

The first meeting is set to take place Tuesday, July 20 at Mexico Beach Public Works from 4 to 7 p.m. and the second meeting will be Wednesday, July 21 at the Bay County Government Center from 4 to 7 p.m.

If you’re not able to make it to an open house, you’re able to schedule a virtual appointment. If you’d like to make an appointment, click here.

Copyright 2021 Nexstar Media Inc. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed.

Latest Local News Video

Bay District Schools students negatively impacted by social media

Panama City Weather forecast 9-24-2021

Tyndall AFB receives national recognition after renovations

Elderly Springfield residents decades-long battle with stormwater

Stuff the Truck Event for Hurricane Ida Relief

More Local News

Don't Miss