Preliminary Flood Maps

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 . See video below for information about how to access the information via the website. 

To determine whether the flood zone for your property has changed, you can check both the current, effective flood map and the new, preliminary map at the NC FRIS website.  Or if you live in or own property in unincorporated Dare County you may contact the Dare County Planning Department at 252-475-5873 and planning staff will assist you with identification of the flood zone for your property.

If you live in or own property in the Town of Duck, Southern Shores, Kitty Hawk, Kill Devil Hills, Nags Head or Manteo, contact the planning department in your municipality for assistance identifying the flood zone for your property.

  • Town of Duck - 252.255.1234
  • Southern Shores - 252.261.2394
  • Kitty Hawk - 252.261.3552
  • Kill Devil Hills - 252.449.5318
  • Nags Head - 252.441.7016
  • Manteo - 252.473.2133



FRIS Preliminary Coastal Floodplain Maps for Dare County