FEMA Flood Zones Changing in August…If Buying or Building, Check first!

If adopted, the FEMA flood maps will change in August. Most of the island changes very little…a few areas become more favorable, but some properties, like areas along South Fletcher, might change from Flood Zone X, to VE. VE zones are areas subject to wave action, with an elevation requirement as well. Knowing this before […]

Coastal Construction Control Lines and Beach Access in Florida


One of the big questions, when selling oceanfront property,  relates to title and to confusion over the CCCL or Coastal Setback Line.  This is essentially an added layer of restriction on development or building seaward of this line.  Construction or disturbance of land beyond this line adds a layer of permitting and difficulty.