Hurricane Impact Zones*:
Living in the Hurricane Impact Zone - Are You Ready?
Every year those living in Florida's Hurricane Impact Zones go through the same anxiety of getting ready for the impact of a Hurricane or the "No Named" Tropical Storm that may hit your home. Fortunately for most of us living on the west coast of Florida's hurricane impact zone, the Category 4 or 5 Hurricane doesn't appear.
If you had the right Hurricane Impact Windows on your home, you would never have to worry about putting up hurricane shutters or plywood at the last minute no matter what size the hurricane or tropical storm and no matter what impact zone you lived in. Florida Lifetime Impact Window and Door offers the exact hurricane and impact window replacement solutions that is needed to protect your home, condominium or store front regardless of which hurricane impact zone you live in.
Following are a list of the various Hurricane Impact Zone areas as required by state and county codes for Florida's West Coast Including the Tampa Bay area, south to Sarasota, on to Naples and east to Orlando.
Tampa Bay Area including:
Hillsboro County - varies by area (South Tampa, Oldsmar & pockets in between requires Impact Windows only)
Manatee County- All Impact Windows
Orlando - Non-Impact Window area
Pasco County - West of Little Road requires Impact Window, East of Little Road does not require impact windows.
Pinellas County - The entire County including the Saint Petersburg area is considered a hurricane impact zone and requires Impact Windows only regardless of flood and wind debris zones.
Sarasota, Naples & all Counties South of Tampa- Reinforced Impact Windows 5400 Series only
Dade County compliant areas - Reinforced Impact Windows 5400 Series only
* Hurricane Impact Zones vary from county to county and sometimes even from city to city within counties. Contact your local cities building and planning department to find out exactly what the hurricane impact zone codes are for your area.