Unincorporated areas are those outside
The discounts are due to the county's active participation in the
On a scale of 1 to 10, with 10 being the worst, the rating system placed the county at a 6 in terms of adequate floodplain management. That means an overall savings of 20 percent for the county's 15,000 flood insurance policy holders in the highest-risk areas of flooding, and a 5 percent discount for most of the other policy holders who live in less flood-prone areas.
Each of the five incorporated municipalities in
The city of
"With flood insurance costs typically increasing about 18 to 25 percent per year, we'll now have a relief from most of those increases," said
The city of Layton has participated in the
In 2015, the village of
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