Property owners in Oakland Park have filed claims after major storms and flooding events, from David in 1979, Floyd in 1986 and Irene 1999 when heavy rainfall caused severe flooding, Jeanne in 2003, Francis in 2004, Wilma in 2005, through recent events such as Isaac in 2012 and Irma in 2017.
Please purchase flood insurance even if you are not in a Special Flood Hazard Area (SFHA)! Remember, there is typically a 30-day waiting period after purchase for the flood insurance policy to become effective.
Find valuable flood awareness information on FEMA’s Floodsmart website at www.FloodSmart.gov. You can find names of insurance agents near you on the website or by calling Floodsmart at 800-427-4661.