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Palm Coast Council Shoots Down Building Pause; Instead Moves to Implement Additional Changes to Technical Manual

Palm Coast Council Shoots Down Building Pause; Instead Moves to Implement Additional Changes to Technical Manual

January 16th, 2024 - The City of Palm Coast held their morning business meeting at 9am. The meeting kicked off with a presentation about the changes that staff has proposed for the technical manual regarding the flooding issues in Palm Coast. The presentation listed the changes that included, a maximum of 22 inches above the crown of the road, a maximum of 10 inches between homes, changing the slope of the front of the property and dropping the swale, requiring the building engineer to certify that the property will handle it's own stormwater and not convey it to neighboring lots,…
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Resident Posts Video on Next Door App Showing Extreme Flooding on Properties After New Homes Completed

Resident Posts Video on Next Door App Showing Extreme Flooding on Properties After New Homes Completed

"Every time it rains hard... We are sandwiched between 2 homes that were built at a substantially higher elevation as you can see, no fault of the current homeowners. This is why people are bitchin. Homeowners in the 'gully' are responsible for taking care of the problem which is costly and could/should have been avoided. I have never lived in a city before where this was such a heinous, preventable problem. Btw, at the end, that's our neighbor's utility cover that floated 100ft into our yard," Teri Bonds posted online on the Next Door app here. Teri is one of…
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Flooded in Flagler: Palm Coast Residents Hold Meeting to Talk Flooding Issues at Palm Coast Community Center

Flooded in Flagler: Palm Coast Residents Hold Meeting to Talk Flooding Issues at Palm Coast Community Center

Facebook group founder Kandi Stevens held her first community meeting with the help of residents Dara Knotts, Alan Lowe and other members of their team. Over 30 residents were in attendance for the meeting to ask questions, gather information and formulate next steps before the next business meeting January 16th, 2024 at 9am. "So we've been going through different inspection reports, different details, different notes that you can find on the city website that you can go and look at the houses that were being built around you, and there's a little tab that doesn't look like a tab that…
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Flooding in Flagler Brings Concern For Many Residents With More Rain in Forecast for Christmas Holiday

Flooding in Flagler Brings Concern For Many Residents With More Rain in Forecast for Christmas Holiday

Last weekend's storms brought enough rains to cause flooding issues for many residents in Palm Coast, Flagler Beach and many other areas in Flagler County. With the booming development happening all throughout the area, many existing residents are seeing issues with storm water on their properties during even normal rain storms. Many residents had photos to post mere hours after the rain subsided to show how much water their properties are now holding. With many residents still battling the standing storm water on their properties, the possibility of more rain over the Christmas holiday is concerning to many. Residents have…
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