Cast Study: Elevate Homes on the Beach
Building a Resilient Coast: Maine Confronts Climate Change
Construction in flood zones
Hazard Resilience, Climate Change, Sea Level Rise, Coastal Erosion
Property owners should work with local Code Enforcement Officers to determine if property is in a coastal flood zone and whether or not houses must be elevated in order to be brought up to code. Prior to building a new home, property owners should consult Federal Emergency Management Agency coastal construction recommendations.
Cone, Joseph; White, Susan; Grant, Kristen; and Johnson, David, "Cast Study: Elevate Homes on the Beach" (2010). Maine Sea Grant Video Collection. 9.