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I am enclosing the area below a stilt home in a flood zone. I have noted flood resistant materials and shown the relief vents. Do the windows and doors have to be impact resistant? So far it seems that they do.
 

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I have worked on only a few homes in flood zones and the walls have to be either break-away or vented as you said you have.
The room area is not considered living area, so I doubt that the windows would have to be tempered or "impact resistant" by code. It might be a good idea depending on the circumstances though, ask your local AHJ.

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I have worked on only a few homes in flood zones and the walls have to be either break-away or vented as you said you have.
The room area is not considered living area, so I doubt that the windows would have to be tempered or "impact resistant" by code. It might be a good idea depending on the circumstances though, ask your local AHJ.

Andy.
Agreed. I say go with impact resistant if you have the funds. They make the difference.
 
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