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2014 Coastal Floodplain Maps Update

Floodplain

Flood Insurance Rate Maps (FIRMs) are being updated for all coastal areas of Homer EXCEPT the Homer Spit which was updated in 2013. The map updates may affect insurance rates and how you can develop your property. These maps are expected to be officially adopted in Oct./Nov. of 2015. Comments or appeals of the new maps can be submitted to the city's planning office (contact info below) until March 2015.

New maps by area:

West Baycrest Bluff

Baycrest and Westhill Bluff

Hidden Way to Ocean Drive including Old Towne and Beluga Lake/Slough

Kachemak Drive

East of Kachemak Drive

Old maps by area:

Hidden Way to Ocean Drive including Old Towne and Beluga Lake/Slough

Kachemak Drive

East of Kachemak Drive

 

Not sure if/how your property will be affected?, please contact the Planning and Zoning Office at 235-3106 or planning@ci.homer.ak.us.

National flood-related information is available at http://www.floodsmart.gov/floodsmart/

  • Flood risks
  • The National Flood Insurance Program
  • Residential and Commercial coverage
  • Preparation and Recovery