Hurricane Season

Do You Know Your Evacuation Zone?

Use Sarasota and Manatee counties' interactive tools to find evacuation levels and routes, shelters and more.

07/02/2021 By Megan McDonald

Government

Floodplain Management Plan Accepting Community Feedback Through June 30

The FMP is being updated early to better align with the county’s Local Mitigation Strategy (LMS), which helps to prevent or minimize future emergency flood impacts.

06/17/2021 By Staff

Meetings

FEMA to Host Open Houses for Flood Map Changes

The open houses aim to help residents review Preliminary FEMA Flood Insurance Rate Maps (FIRMs).

02/24/2020 By Staff

Map It Out

Artist and Cartographer Robert Szucs Will Speak at This Year's PINC Experience

Szucs maps out rivers and watersheds with bright colors.

11/13/2019 By Shelby Schwartz

Planning

Open Houses on FEMA Floodplain Maps Begin June 20

Sarasota County will host six open houses to address changes to the Federal Emergency Management Agency's floodplain maps, which take effect Nov. 4.

06/06/2016 Research by staff