What about basements and crawlspaces?

If the home has a basement or crawlspace, the floor of the basement or crawlspace is considered the lowest floor of the structure and therefore must be constructed at or above the height of where the 100 year flood is expected to rise. The Town of Windham Zoning Ordinance and Land Use Regulations Section 607 covers floodplain development

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1. How do I know if my property is located in an SFHA?
2. What about basements and crawlspaces?
3. What are the special requirements that apply?
4. What is a Special Flood Hazard Area?
5. What is a substantial improvement?