FEMA Proposed New Regulations

FEMA has proposed new regulations that would require new construction projects in flood zones to build on higher ground, sometimes as much as two feet higher than the 100-year flood plain. This makes sense to me. Why build on a site that you know floods every 100 years on average?  The link to the FEMA notice is below. 

Check it out - https://www.federalregister.gov/articles/2016/08/22/2016-19905/proposed-flood-hazard-determinations

 

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