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ASCE 24-14

Flood Resistant Design and Construction

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Organization: ASCE
Publication Date: 1 January 2014
Status: active
Page Count: 92
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This standard provides minimum requirements for fl ood resistant design and construction of structures that are subject to building code requirements and that are located, in whole or in part, in Flood Hazard Areas. This standard applies to the following: (1) new construction, including subsequent work to such structures, and (2) work classifi ed as substantial improvement of an existing structure that is not an historic structure (see Fig. 1-1 ).

The general provisions of this section shall apply to all new construction and substantial improvements in fl ood hazard areas. In addition to the requirements of this section (see Fig. 1-2 ):

1. Chapter 2 shall apply to all new construction and substantial improvements in Flood Hazard Areas and High Risk Flood Hazard Areas except those that are identifi ed as Coastal High Hazard Areas and Coastal A Zones;

2. Chapter 3 shall apply to all new construction and substantial improvements in High Risk Flood Hazard Areas;

3. Chapter 4 shall apply to all new construction and substantial improvements in Coastal High Hazard Areas and Coastal A Zones; and

4. Chapters 5, 6, 7, 8, and 9 shall apply to all new construction and substantial improvements.

Document History

ASCE 24-14
January 1, 2014
Flood Resistant Design and Construction
This standard provides minimum requirements for fl ood resistant design and construction of structures that are subject to building code requirements and that are located, in whole or in part, in...
January 1, 2006
Flood Resistant Design and Construction
This standard provides minimum requirements for flood-resistant design and construction of structures that are subject to building code requirements and that are located, in whole or in part, in...
January 1, 2000
Flood Resistant Design and Construction
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