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REALTOR Information about Floodplains
REALTORS can help buyers or sellers find out if property is in a flood zone. The following brochures and handouts provide summaries, step-by-step instructions, and diagrams.

Is that Property in a Floodplain?  (Overview for anyone buying or selling property)

Additional Advice for Real Estate Buyers

Finding Floodplain Information on POLARIS (How to use the Property Owner and Land Records Information System interactive map to find floodplain information)

Use the 3D Interactive Floodzone Mapping
More about using this application.

Floodplain map  

Charlotte-Mecklenburg Floodplain Map areas
(See where insurance is required and where restrictions are most stringent)

Why does it flood?

View the 2013 PowerPoint presentation for local Realtors