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Flood Insurance Information


The City of Irvine is a participant in the National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP) and has agreed to furnish flood hazard zone information for determining flood insurance rates to anyone interested. This Notice is to inform you where flood hazard zone information may be obtained.

The City has distributed copies of the Flood Insurance Rate Maps (FIRM) and Flood Insurance Study (FIS), along with other related documents, to local County libraries (Heritage Park Regional Library, 14361 Yale Avenue, and University Park Library, 4512 Sandburg Way) and maintains copies for viewing at Irvine City Hall (One Civic Center Plaza) in the Community Development Department.

FIRM information may be obtained over the phone by calling the City at 949-724-7327. See below to view the Flood Insurance Rate Map.

Elevation certificates for properties located in the special flood hazard area (SFHA) are on file at the City of Irvine Community Development Department.

For more information on the Flood Insurance Program you may contact the FEMA Telephone Response Center at 1-800-427-4661. FEMA publications may be obtained at 1-800-480-2520. Information regarding the NFIP’s Preferred Risk Policy may be obtained from your insurance agent/company or by calling FEMA at 1-800-427-9662.

Copies of the FIRMs and FIS may be obtained at the Irvine Heritage Park Regional Library, Irvine City Hall (Community Development Department) or by calling 1-800-358-9616 or fax 1-800-333-1363 (Federal Emergency Management Agency, National Flood Insurance Program).

Additional information on flood insurance and other FEMA programs and activities is available on the FEMA world wide web site (http://www.fema.gov/) .


To view or download the Map file, you will need Adobe Acrobat Reader installed on your computer. Click the "Get Acrobat Reader" logo to obtain a free copy of the software. After the one-time download, you will be able to view and print any of the PDF documents on the City of Irvine Web Site.