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Flood Maps

All maps are PDFs and can be viewed using Adobe Acrobat Reader.

100 year Floodplain

100-Year Floodplain Map (PDF)

Use your address to find your FEMA's Flood Insurance Rate Map Zone. These maps will show you what areas of the City qualify for Preferred Risk Flood Insurance (PRPs) and what areas of the City are considered Special Flood Hazard Areas (SFHA) and qualify for Standard Flood Insurance. For assistance in determining your insurance needs, contact (916) 808-5061 of email us at floodinfo@cityofsacramento.org.

Rescue & Evacuation maps

The City of Sacramento has prepared detailed maps showing hypothetical levee breaks for a 200-year flood event. These maps estimate the inundation levels and the time it would take for waters to rise in affected neighborhoods, and rescue and evacuation zones after 7 days without mitigation.

Ultimate flood depths map (PDF)

Shows what the levels of flooding in the City of Sacramento would be if there were no levees to protect us. This map shows the ultimate depth of water for areas within City limits if there were nothing to protect the area or if nothing was done to stop flooding.

Areas dependent levees map (PDF)

Shows areas in Sacramento dependent on levees. This map does not show depth of the flooding, but will show areas vulnerable to flooding because they rely on levees to protect them

Natomas Floodplain Remapping Update

As of June 16, 2015, the City has obtained a new Flood Insurance Rate Map to provide Natomas with an A99 flood zone designation. For more information visit Natomas Floodplain Remapping.

South Sacramento Floodplain Remapping Update

Effective May 12, 2014, a large portion of property within the South Sacramento Streams Group was remapped by the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA). The new floodplain designation will remove some areas from the Special Flood Hazard Area and will allow residents and businesses to be eligible for lower-cost Preferred Risk Flood (PRP) insurance rates.