what is a FEMA elevation cert.?
A FEMA Elevation Certificate gives info needed to set insurance rates, get a LOMA, or follow flood management laws. Clients can use it to find their property’s location in relation to the base flood elevation. To get it, a survey must be done and the parcel’s location checked against the SFHA on the FIRM flood map. The map estimates flood risk calculated by engineers.
Among other things, FEMA elevation certificates verify lowest floor elevation, and help with insurance rates, build requirements, assessing damage risk, and understanding flood risk.
Flood elevation servcies vary in type and each has unique benefits according to individual needs. It is crucial to comprehend these differences to make an informed decision.
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