FEMA Flood Map

FEMA Maps for DeSoto Acres

FEMA UPDATED THE FLOOD MAPS for Sarasota County including DeSoto Acres on Dec. 15, 2014.  The projected effective date for these updated flood maps is 4/19/2016 at which time new flood insurance requirements also take effect. This date could change pending completion of the review process.

To find out if you are in a flood risk area, there are websites providing local information.

  • Sarasota County has a new interactive mapping application allowing all interested parties to search for County parcels by address and determine if the parcel is intersected by a PRELIMINARY FEMA-designated High Risk Flood Zone. The application results-window also provides links for more flood information and to the Sarasota County Property Appraiser.  Click this link to view the  Sarasota County interactive map https://ags3.SCGOV.NET/SARCOFLOOD/
    • Detailed aerial maps are at http://floodmaps.fema.gov/prelim/index.htm, click on “Preliminary Flood Hazard Data Search tool” link. Select the State and County. The DeSoto Acres area Flood Rate Map is 5th item from the top, ID 12115C0044F.  The preliminary detailed aerial map is also available on this website. Click this link The detailed FEMA map of DeSoto Acres to view.


For additional questions, call Desiree Companion, Community Rating System Coordinator, Sarasota County at 941.861.0802