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, 1976 - Architecture, Domestic - 124 pages
 

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Page 2-28 - 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 5-12 - 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 5-12 - 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 2-4 - W60 (that the performance concept is an organized procedure or framework within which it is possible to state the desired attributes of a material, component or system in order to...
Page 1-3 - Is demonstrated that the cumulative effect of the proposed development, when combined with all other existing and anticipated development, will not Increase the water surface elevation of the base flood more than one foot at any point within the community.
Page 5-8 - Federal financial assistance, to participate in the flood insurance program and to adopt adequate flood plain ordinances with effective enforcement provisions consistent with Federal standards to reduce or avoid future flood losses...
Page 5-9 - US Department of Housing and Urban Development 451 7th Street, SW Washington, DC 20410...

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