What can I do if I live in a flood zone?
Residents and business owners in flood zones are strongly advised to purchase flood insurance. Actions you can take to insure personal items are not destroyed by flooding include:

  • Keeping items off of the ground, especially in basements and garages, and raised to a higher elevation

  • Improving the grading issues on personal property

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1. Why does my road, property and/or basement flood every time it rains?
2. Who do I contact about my street basin backing up after a rain storm?
3. Can the Town raise my home or raise the grade of my street to help prevent flooding?
4. Who do I contact about a flooded street?
5. What is a flood zone?
6. Where are the flood zones located on Long Island?
7. How is the Town working with the federal government to improve the flooding issues in our inlets?
8. What has the Town done to respond to the flooding issues in the low lying areas?
9. What can I do if I live in a flood zone?
10. Are there Emergency Shelters available to residents in an event of a storm or natural disaster?