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This standard will cover requirements and recommendations for the design of new residential communities to protect against flood hazards. Flood hazards covered in this standard include: riverine, overland, storm and sanitary sewer surcharge, drainage system failures and groundwater seepage. It will apply to detached, semi-detached and rowhouses (including stacked and back-to back townhomes.
This standard will not cover flood hazards from coastal flooding or unique flooding hazards (e.g. dam failure) nor will it apply to high-rise residential