Flood Protection

The City of Miami Beach has made the commitment to invest in public infrastructure to reduce flood risks associated with rainfall, storms, and sea level rise. All Coastal Communities face this, but Miami Beach is leading the way to reduce that risk. The City is the most proactive in South Florida, and even nationally. We are investing in raising roads, installing stormwater pumps, raising sea walls, and creating higher elevation standards for new and substantial construction.

As an existing property owner, you may have questions about how this will affect you and your private property.  Whether you are new to Miami Beach, or you have spent your whole life here, we understand that this is a change in your neighborhood.  It’s important that your questions are answered.


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Read the city’s action plan that outlines projects and initiatives specifically tailored to Miami Beach’s strengths and vulnerabilities.

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Plastic Free
Miami Beach

It takes over 100 years for plastic to disintegrate. Learn why and how we're combating single-use plastic.

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FEMA Flood
Zone Map

93% of Miami Beach is considered to be in a flood risk area. Find out where your property stands.

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This GIS-based tool translates technical terms and measurements for the street elevation portion of infrastructure improvements.

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Urban Land

Learn about ULI's independent report on the city's ongoing resiliency efforts and stormwater management program.

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