Is my property/house in a regulated flood zone?

You may use the www.sumtercountyfl.gov/map website to check a property's flood zone status. Find the selected parcel with the search tool to find by address or name (Last Name first). Then select the "FEMA Flood Zones" layer in the left pane. Green is flood zone “A”.  Red is flood zone “AE”.  All others are flood zone “X”.  A property may contain more than one flood zone.  Look for the rooftops.  If any part of a rooftop is in the “A” or “AE” zone, the entire building is treated as being in the regulated flood zone.   Flood zone “X” is the lowest risk.  It is not regulated.

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1. Who do I call for zoning information?
2. Where can I find a copy of the zoning code?
3. Are mobile homes allowed?
4. What is a Class B mobile home/What is a Class A mobile home?
5. Is my property/house in a regulated flood zone?
6. Do I need flood insurance?
7. Does the County have an Elevation Certificate for my property?
8. Agriculture - Is my property agriculturally zoned?
9. Agriculture - Is my property agriculturally exempt?
10. Agriculture - How do I get an agricultural exemption building permit application?
11. Agriculture - Can I have farm animals on this parcel?
12. Agriculture - How many livestock may I have on this parcel?
13. Agriculture - How many chickens may I have on this parcel?
14. Agriculture - Can I have both livestock and chickens on this parcel?
15. How do I get an address?
16. Can I change my address?
17. What is an easement?
18. Who maintains my easement?
19. Planning Permits - How far from the property line does my fence have to be?
20. Planning Permits - Do I need a permit to clear my land or remove a tree?
21. Planning Permits - Can I build a storage building on a vacant parcel?
22. Planning Permits - Can I use a shipping container for storage?
23. Planning Permits - Where can I find zoning applications online?
24. Planning Permits - How do I submit a site development application?
25. Planning Permits - Do I need an event/festival permit?
26. Are there deed restrictions/covenants in my development; what do they say and where can I get a copy?
27. Does the County enforce deed restrictions?
28. Do I need The Villages Architectural Review (ARC) approval before applying for a permit?
29. Can I stay on my property in an RV?
30. Can I camp on my vacant property?
31. Do I need a Business Tax/Occupational License?
32. Is there a County permit I need to apply for to do short-term rentals on my property located in unincorporated Sumter County?
33. Does Sumter County have impact fees?