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Preliminary Flood Map Public Meeting 

The Dare County Planning Office sponsored three public meetings in January to provide information about the new flood maps from the NC Flood Map Planning Office. This is the meeting that was held in Manteo, NC on January 11, 2017.


 Protecting Your Property from Flooding in Dare County

With 110 miles of shoreline, Dare County property owners are particularly vulnerable to flooding. Dare County and the Town of Manteo participate in the National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP) and the Community Rating System (CRS) and this video offers property owners useful tips and information on how to protect your property from flooding.


Flood Insurance Claims - After the Storm

Need to Know Information Residents and Nonresident Property Owners regarding filing a flood insurance claim.


FRIS Preliminary Coastal Floodplain Maps for Dare County 

Area residents, property owners and businesses can see how their property is classified by the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) on the recently released preliminary coastal floodplain maps for Dare County. The preliminary maps may be viewed online at


Town of Southern Shores Flood Information Page

Information regarding flood information available for properties located in the Town of Southern Shores. Click here to visit the Town of Southern Shores Flood Information.