The San Francisco Public Utilities Commission (PUC) has a new map available that shows the parcels that are likely to experience serious flooding during a 100-year storm—one that would bring enough rainfall to drench more than half a city block with at least six inches of water. And as reported by Dominic Fracassa at the SF Chronicle, the PUC is hoping to get the Board of Supervisors to pass an ordinance that would require property owners to notify buyers when the building for sale lies in one of these flood zones.
Having this map available is helpful to prospective buyers. Once information on this level is out there, it shouldn’t be up to buyers and their agents to hunt it down. Continue Reading