FEMA Open Pacific Coast Study

The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) has performed a detailed coastal engineering analyses and mapping of the Pacific coast of California. The analysis and mapping will revise and update the flood and wave data for the Santa Barbara County Flood Insurance Study report and Flood Insurance Rate Map panels along the open coast.


90 day appeal period: September 14, 2017 – December 12, 2017

Public Meeting, Santa Barbara
October 26, 2017, 6:00 – 8:00 p.m.
Board of Supervisors Hearing Room
105 E. Anapamu St.
Fourth Floor

Letter of Final Determination (LFD): Spring 2018

Maps become Effective: Fall 2018


Email questions regarding the study (To be presented to FEMA)

Email questions regarding Flood Insurance