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affect your community, please visit www.r3coastal.com.

Watershed Projects
To access the materials for the Conococheague-Opequon, Middle Potomac-Anacostia-Occoquan,
or Middle Potomac-Catoctin Watershed projects, click here. Projects are listed in alphabetical order by watershed name.



Accomack County - Physical Map Revision - COASTAL STUDY
    Digital Flood Insurance Rate Map (DFIRM) Dates
    Preliminary Flood Map Release: 07.19.13
    Appeals Period*: 05.14.14 - 08.11.14
    Letter of Final Determination: 11.18.14
    Final Effective FIRM: 05.18.15

    Meeting Dates
    Flood Risk Review: 04.24.13
    CCO: 07.31.13
    Open House: 05.13.14


    Contacts
    FEMA Map Information eXchange (FMIX):
    1-877-336-2627
    Project Planner Mari Radford: 215-931-2880
    Project Engineer Robin Danforth: 213-931-5573


Augusta County
    Digital Flood Insurance Rate Map (DFIRM) Dates
    Preliminary Flood Map Release: 02.28.14
    Appeals Period*: 08.06.14 - 11.03.14
    Letter of Final Determination: 02.03.15
    Final Effective FIRM: 08.03.15

    Meeting Dates
    CCO: 05.20.14

    Contacts
    FEMA Map Information eXchange (FMIX):
    1-877-336-2627
    Project Planner Mari Radford: 215-931-2880
    Project Engineer Robert Pierson: 215-931-5650

Charles City County - Physical Map Revision - Coastal STUDY
    Digital Flood Insurance Rate Map (DFIRM) Dates
    Preliminary Flood Map Release: 1.31.14
    Appeals Period*: 06.26.14 - 09.23.14
    Letter of Final Determination: 01.06.15
    Final Effective FIRM: 07.06.15

    Meeting Dates
    Flood Risk Review: 11.21.13
    CCO: 02.06.14
    Open House: 08.25.14

    Contacts
    FEMA Map Information eXchange (FMIX):
    1-877-336-2627

City of Chesapeake - Physical Map Revision - Coastal Study

The FIRM and FIS for this county are now effective and
can be found at the FEMA Map Service Center.



Chesapeake City, VA Flood Information Portal
    Digital Flood Insurance Rate Map (DFIRM) Dates

    Final Effective FIRM: 12.16.14



Essex County - Physical Map Revision - Coastal Study
    Digital Flood Insurance Rate Map (DFIRM) Dates
    Preliminary Flood Map Release: 08.23.13
    Appeals Period*: 03.12.14 - 06.09.14
    Letter of Final Determination: 11.04.14
    Final Effective FIRM: 05.04.15

    Meeting Dates
    Flood Risk Review: 07.30.13
    CCO: 09.18.13
    Open House: 01.14.15

    Contacts
    FEMA Map Information eXchange (FMIX):
    1-877-336-2627
    Project Planner Mari Radford: 215-931-2880
    Project Engineer Robin Danforth: 213-931-5573

Gloucester County - Physical map revision - Coastal study

The FIRM and FIS for this county are now effective and
can be found at the FEMA Map Service Center.

Gloucester County, VA Flood Information Portal
    Digital Flood Insurance Rate Map (DFIRM) Dates

    Final Effective FIRM: 11.19.14



City of Hampton - physical map revision - Coastal Study and New Market Creek
    Digital Flood Insurance Rate Map (DFIRM) Dates
    Preliminary Flood Map Release: 07.31.14
    Appeals Period*: TBD
    Letter of Final Determination: 11.16.15
    Final Effective FIRM: 05.16.16

    Meeting Dates
    Flood Risk Review: 12.05.13
    CCO: 08.13.14
    Open House: 01.13.15

    Contacts
    FEMA Map Information eXchange (FMIX):
    1-877-336-2627
    Project Planner Mari Radford: 215-931-2880
    Project Engineer Robin Danforth: 213-931-5573


City of Hopewell - physical map revision - Coastal Study
    Digital Flood Insurance Rate Map (DFIRM) Dates
    Preliminary Flood Map Release: 11.04.13
    Appeals Period*: 05.08.14 - 08.05.14
    Letter of Final Determination: 01.16.15
    Final Effective FIRM: 07.16.15

    Meeting Dates
    Flood Risk Review: 08.27.13
    CCO: 12.10.13
    Open House: 09.10.14

    Contacts
    FEMA Map Information eXchange (FMIX):
    1-877-336-2627
    Project Planner Mari Radford: 215-931-2880
    Project Engineer Robin Danforth: 213-931-5573


Isle of Wight County - physical map revision - Coastal Study
    Digital Flood Insurance Rate Map (DFIRM) Dates
    Preliminary Flood Map Release: 03.07.14
    Appeals Period*: 09.18.14-12.16.14
    Letter of Final Determination: 05.04.15
    Final Effective FIRM: 10.02.15

    Meeting Dates
    Flood Risk Review: 12.03.13
    CCO: 04.08.14
    Open House: 08.11.14

    Contacts
    FEMA Map Information eXchange (FMIX):
    1-877-336-2627
    Project Planner Mari Radford: 215-931-2880
    Project Engineer Robin Danforth: 213-931-5573

James City County and Williamsburg City - physical map revision - Coastal Study

    Digital Flood Insurance Rate Map (DFIRM) Dates
    Preliminary Flood Map Release: 03.28.14
    Appeals Period*: 10.08.14 - 01.05.15 (James City County)
    Appeals Period*: TBD (City of Williamsburg)
    Letter of Final Determination: 08.03.15
    Final Effective FIRM: 02.03.16†

    Meeting Dates
    Flood Risk Review: 04.23.13
    CCO: 04.09.14
    Open House: 08.13.14

    Contacts
    FEMA Map Information eXchange (FMIX):
    1-877-336-2627
    Project Planner Mari Radford: 215-931-2880
    Project Engineer Robin Danforth: 213-931-5573

King and Queen County - physical map revision - Coastal Study
    Digital Flood Insurance Rate Map (DFIRM) Dates
    Revised Preliminary Flood Map Release: 08.29.14
    Preliminary Flood Map Release: 10.03.13
    First Appeals Period*: 04.02.13 - 06.30.14
    Letter of Final Determination: 08.03.15
    Final Effective FIRM: 02.03.16

    Meeting Dates
    Flood Risk Review: 08.14.13
    CCO: 12.11.13
    Open House: 11.20.14

    Contacts
    FEMA Map Information eXchange (FMIX):
    1-877-336-2627
    Project Planner Mari Radford: 215-931-2880
    Project Engineer Robin Danforth: 213-931-5573

King George County - Physical map revision - Coastal study
The FIRM and FIS for this county are now effective and
can be found at the FEMA Map Service Center
    Digital Flood Insurance Rate Map (DFIRM) Dates

    Final Effective FIRM: 02.18.15



King William county - Physical map revision - Coastal study
    Digital Flood Insurance Rate Map (DFIRM) Dates
    Preliminary Flood Map Release: 10.03.13
    Appeals Period*: 05.21.14 - 08.18.14
    Letter of Final Determination: 03.02.15
    Final Effective FIRM: 09.02.15

    Meeting Dates
    Flood Risk Review: 08.15.13
    CCO: 12.10.13
    Open House: 07.10.14

    Contacts
    FEMA Map Information eXchange (FMIX):
    1-877-336-2627
    Project Planner Mari Radford: 215-931-2880
    Project Engineer Robin Danforth: 213-931-5573

Loudoun County - PHYSICAL MAP REVISION

The preliminary and revised preliminary FIRM panels and FIS report can be
found at the FEMA Map Service Center.

Loudoun County Mapping Fact Sheet
Ordinance Level Worksheet
CCO Meeting Mapping Partner Presentation



    Digital Flood Insurance Rate Map (DFIRM) Dates
    Preliminary Flood Map Release: 05.23.14
    Revised Preliminary Flood Map Release: 12.12.14
    Appeals Period*: TBD
    Letter of Final Determination: 11.02.15
    Final Effective FIRM: 05.02.16

    Meeting Dates
    Discovery: 01.20.11
    Flood Risk Review: 03.13.14
    CCO: 07.11.14
    Open House: 09.08.14

    Contacts
    FEMA Map Information eXchange (FMIX):
    1-877-336-2627
    Project Planner Mari Radford: 215-931-2880
    Project Engineer Robert Pierson: 215-931-5650

Mathews County - physical map revision - Coastal study

The FIRM and FIS for this county are now effective and
can be found at the FEMA Map Service Center.


Mathews County, VA Flood Information Portal
    Digital Flood Insurance Rate Map (DFIRM) Dates

    Final Effective FIRM: 12.09.14





Middlesex County - physical map revision - Coastal study
    Digital Flood Insurance Rate Map (DFIRM) Dates
    Preliminary Flood Map Release: 10.17.13
    Appeals Period*: 05.01.14 - 07.29.14
    Letter of Final Determination: 11.18.14
    Final Effective FIRM: 05.18.15

    Meeting Dates
    Flood Risk Review: 08.26.13
    CCO: 12.09.13
    Open House: TBD

    Contacts
    FEMA Map Information eXchange (FMIX):
    1-877-336-2627
    Project Planner Mari Radford: 215-931-2880
    Project Engineer Robin Danforth: 213-931-5573

New Kent County - Physical map Revision - Coastal STUDY
    Digital Flood Insurance Rate Map (DFIRM) Dates
    Preliminary Flood Map Release: 01.31.14
    Appeals Period*: 06.26.14 - 09.23.14
    Letter of Final Determination: 02.03.15
    Final Effective FIRM: 08.03.15

    Meeting Dates
    Flood Risk Review: 11.22.13
    CCO: 02.06.14
    Open House: 08.26.14

    Contacts
    FEMA Map Information eXchange (FMIX):
    1-877-336-2627
    Project Planner Mari Radford: 215-931-2880
    Project Engineer Robin Danforth: 213-931-5573

CITY OF NEWPORT NEWS - PHYSICAL MAP REVISIONs - Coastal Study AND LUCAS CREEK

The FIRM and FIS for this county are now effective and
can be found at the FEMA Map Service Center.

City of Newport News, VA Flood Information Portal
    Digital Flood Insurance Rate Map (DFIRM) Dates

    Final Effective FIRM: 12.09.14



City of Norfolk - physical map revision - COASTAL STUDY
    Digital Flood Insurance Rate Map (DFIRM) Dates
    Preliminary Flood Map Release: 08.14.14
    Revised Preliminary Flood Map Release: 01.16.15
    Appeals Period*: TBD
    Letter of Final Determination: 10.05.15
    Final Effective FIRM: 04.05.16

    Meeting Dates
    Flood Risk Review: 12.4.13
    CCO: 09.09.14
    Open House: 11.19.14

    Contacts
    FEMA Map Information eXchange (FMIX):
    1-877-336-2627
    Project Planner Mari Radford: 215-931-2880
    Project Engineer Robin Danforth: 215-931-5573

Northampton County - physical map revision - COASTAL STUDY
    Digital Flood Insurance Rate Map (DFIRM) Dates
    Preliminary Flood Map Release: 07.01.13
    Appeals Period*: 03.19.14 - 06.16.14
    Letter of Final Determination: 09.02.14
    Final Effective FIRM: 03.02.15

    Meeting Dates
    Flood Risk Review: 04.24.13
    CCO: 07.31.13
    Open House: 05.12.14

    Contacts
    FEMA Map Information eXchange (FMIX):
    1-877-336-2627
    Project Planner Mari Radford: 215-931-2880
    Project Engineer Robin Danforth: 213-931-5573

Northumberland County - physical map revision - Coastal Study
The FIRM and FIS for this county are now effective and
can be found at the FEMA Map Service Center

Northumberland County, VA Flood Information Portal

    Digital Flood Insurance Rate Map (DFIRM) Dates

    Final Effective FIRM: 02.18.15



City of Poquoson - PHYSICAL MAP REVISION - Coastal study

The FIRM and FIS for this county are now effective and
can be found at the FEMA Map Service Center.

City of Poquoson, VA Flood Information Portal
    Digital Flood Insurance Rate Map (DFIRM) Dates

    Final Effective FIRM: 12.16.14



City of Portsmouth - physical map revision - Coastal Study
    Digital Flood Insurance Rate Map (DFIRM) Dates
    Preliminary Flood Map Release: 01.13.14
    Appeals Period*: 06.13.14 - 09.10.14
    Letter of Final Determination: 02.03.15
    Final Effective FIRM: 08.03.15

    Meeting Dates
    Flood Risk Review: 12.04.13
    CCO: 02.05.14
    Open House: 07.09.14

    Contacts
    FEMA Map Information eXchange (FMIX):
    1-877-336-2627
    Project Planner Mari Radford: 215-931-2880
    Project Engineer Robin Danforth: 215-931-5573

Prince George County - PHYSICAL MAP REVISION - Coastal Study
    Digital Flood Insurance Rate Map (DFIRM) Dates
    Preliminary Flood Map Release: 11.04.13
    Appeals Period*: 06.05.14 - 09.02.14
    Letter of Final Determination: 12.02.14
    Final Effective FIRM: 06.02.15

    Meeting Dates
    Flood Risk Review: 08.27.13
    CCO: 12.10.13
    Open House: 09.10.14

    Contacts
    FEMA Map Information eXchange (FMIX):
    1-877-336-2627
    Project Planner Mari Radford: 215-931-2880
    Project Engineer Robin Danforth: 215-931-5573

Prince William County - Coastal Study
    Digital Flood Insurance Rate Map (DFIRM) Dates
    Preliminary Flood Map Release: 08.23.13
    Appeals Period*: 05.21.14 - 08.18.14
    Letter of Final Determination: 02.03.15
    Final Effective FIRM: 08.03.15

    Meeting Dates
    Flood Risk Review: 07.29.13
    CCO: 09.16.13
    Open House: 05.15.14

    Contacts
    FEMA Map Information eXchange (FMIX):
    1-877-336-2627
    Project Planner Mari Radford: 215-931-2880
    Project Engineer Robin Danforth: 215-931-5573


The FIRM and FIS for this county are now effective and
can be found at the FEMA Map Service Center.
RICHMOND County - PHYSICAL MAP REVISION - Coastal Study
    Digital Flood Insurance Rate Map (DFIRM) Dates
    Preliminary Flood Map Release: 09.06.13
    Appeals Period*: 02.26.14 - 05.26.14
    Letter of Final Determination: 10.16.14
    Final Effective FIRM: 04.16.15

    Meeting Dates
    Flood Risk Review: 07.30.13
    CCO: 09.19.13
    Open House: 01.14.15

    Contacts
    FEMA Map Information eXchange (FMIX):
    1-877-336-2627
    Project Planner Mari Radford: 215-931-2880
    Project Engineer Robin Danforth: 215-931-5573
Scott County
The FIRM and FIS for this county are now effective and
can be found at the FEMA Map Service Center

    Digital Flood Insurance Rate Map (DFIRM) Dates

    Final Effective FIRM: 01.07.15



Stafford County - Coastal Study
The FIRM and FIS for this county are now effective and
can be found at the FEMA Map Service Center

Stafford County, VA Flood Information Portal
    Digital Flood Insurance Rate Map (DFIRM) Dates

    Final Effective FIRM: 02.18.15



City Of Suffolk - physical map revision - COASTAL STUDY
    Digital Flood Insurance Rate Map (DFIRM) Dates
    Preliminary Flood Map Release: 12.09.2013
    Appeals Period*: 05.15.14 - 08.12.14
    Letter of Final Determination: 02.03.15
    Final Effective FIRM: 08.03.15

    Meeting Dates
    Flood Risk Review: 12.03.13
    CCO: 02.04.14
    Open House: 05.14.14

    Contacts
    FEMA Map Information eXchange (FMIX):
    1-877-336-2627
    Project Planner Mari Radford: 215-931-2880
    Project Engineer Robin Danforth: 215-931-5573


Surry County - physical map revision - Coastal Study
    Digital Flood Insurance Rate Map (DFIRM) Dates
    Preliminary Flood Map Release: 05.21.13
    Appeals Period*: 02.19.14 - 05.19.14
    Letter of Final Determination: 11.04.14
    Final Effective FIRM: 05.04.15

    Meeting Dates
    Flood Risk Review: 04.23.13
    CCO: 08.14.13
    Open House: 02.03.14

    Contacts
    FEMA Map Information eXchange (FMIX):
    1-877-336-2627
    Project Planner Mari Radford: 215-931-2880
    Project Engineer Nikki Roberts: 215-931-5575

City of Virginia Beach - physical map revision - COASTAL STUDY
The FIRM and FIS for this county are now effective and
can be found at the FEMA Map Service Center

City of Virginia Beach, VA Flood Information Portal
    Digital Flood Insurance Rate Map (DFIRM) Dates

    Final Effective FIRM: 01.16.15



Westmoreland County - physical map revision - Coastal STUDY
    Digital Flood Insurance Rate Map (DFIRM) Dates
    Preliminary Flood Map Release: 09.12.13
    Appeals Period*: 03.12.14 - 06.09.14
    Letter of Final Determination: 10.16.14
    Final Effective FIRM: 04.16.15

    Meeting Dates
    Flood Risk Review: 07.29.13
    CCO: 09.18.13
    Open House: TBD

    Contacts
    FEMA Map Information eXchange (FMIX):
    1-877-336-2627
    Project Planner Mari Radford: 215-931-2880
    Project Engineer Robin Danforth: 215-931-5573

York County - physical map revision - COASTAL STUDY
The FIRM and FIS for this county are now effective and
can be found at the FEMA Map Service Center

York County, VA Flood Information Portal
    Digital Flood Insurance Rate Map (DFIRM) Dates

    Final Effective FIRM: 01.16.15



* For detailed information on FEMA's appeals process, visit FEMA's Flood Hazard Determinations website at www.floodmaps.fema.gov/fhm/Scripts/bfe_main.asp.

† These dates are projected and subject to change at any time.

TBD= To Be Determined. Please check back at a later date for this information.

FEMA Region III
Virginia

-----September 2014-----

Preliminary maps dated October 1, 2014 and later will no longer be posted to this website. Maps can be accessed at FEMA's Map Service Center by clicking here.

Note: Map availability on the MSC could be delayed several days after the map's preliminary date.

Preliminary data provide the public an early look at their home or community's projected risk to flood hazards. Preliminary data include: new or revised Flood Insurance Rate Maps (FIRMs), Flood Insurance Study (FIS) reports, and FIRM Databases.
For more information, visit the Preliminary Flood Hazard Data webpage.
---November 2012---
As a participating community in the NFIP, your community is responsible for making sure that its floodplain management regulations meet or exceed the minimum requirements of the NFIP. The newly updated Adoption of Flood Insurance Rate Maps by Participating Communities brochure will help guide you through that process.
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Visit Region III Fact Sheets for more information about the Region III mapping process and community responsibilities for receiving comments & appeals; adopting floodplain management ordinances; and communicating insurance requirements to local residents.

Need help understanding what may have changed on the recently released preliminary Flood Insurance Rate Map (FIRM) for your community?

Read FEMA's Understanding the Changes to Your Community's Flood Insurance Rate Map fact sheet.

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