Elevated Residential Structures: Reducing Flood Damage Through Building Design : a Guide Manual

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Federal Insurance Administration, National Flood Insurance Program, Department of Housing and Urban Development, 1977 - Building, Stormproof - 124 pages
 

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Page 5-10 - flood" shall also include the collapse or subsidence of land along the shore of a lake or other body of water as a result of erosion or undermining caused by waves or currents of water exceeding anticipated cyclical levels...
Page 5-10 - Flood or Flooding" means a general and temporary condition of partial or complete inundation of normally dry land areas...
Page 5-12 - Substantial improvement" means any repair, reconstruction, or improvement of a structure, the cost of which equals or exceeds 50 percent of the market value of the structure either, (a) before the improvement or repair is started, or (b) if the structure has been damaged, and is being restored, before the damage occurred. For the purposes of this definition "substantial improvement...
Page 5-11 - Flood-related erosion" means the collapse or subsidence of land along the shore of a lake or other body of water as a result of undermining caused by waves or currents of water exceeding anticipated cyclical levels...
Page x - That the prohibition contained in this section shall not apply to: (a) any loan made to finance the acquisition of a residential dwelling occupied as a residence prior to March 1, 1976, or one year following identification of the area within which such dwelling is located as an area containing special flood hazards, whichever is later, or made to extend, renew, or increase the financing or refinancing in connection with such a dwelling...
Page 5-12 - Building means a walled and roofed structure, other than a gas, or liquid storage tank, that is principally above ground and affixed to a permanent site, as well as a manufactured home on a permanent foundation.
Page 2-26 - State for the purpose of protecting the health, safety, and general welfare of the community.
Page 2-28 - A general and temporary condition of partial or complete inundation of normally dry land areas from: (1) The overflow of inland or tidal waters.
Page viii - ... a 1 % chance of being equalled or exceeded in any given year. This level is known as the "base flood...
Page 5-11 - Flood plain management" means the operation of an overall program of corrective and preventive measures for reducing flood damage, including but not limited to emergency preparedness plans, flood control works and flood plain management regulations.

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