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How do you verify permit applications are outside the SFHA?

Discussion in 'Floodplain Management' started by jar546, Nov 22, 2019.

  1. jar546

    jar546 *****istrator

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    What system do you use to verify that permit applicants are either inside or outside the special flood hazard area - SFHA?
     
  2. VillageInspector

    VillageInspector Sawhorse

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    In our case I rely on our county's parcel access website which has flood hazard overlays
     
  3. JCraver

    JCraver Sawhorse

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    We have an overlay on our GIS maps. Takes about 3 seconds to see if you're in the flood zone or not.
     
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  4. Builder Bob

    Builder Bob Sawhorse

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    the last building department I worked for,, required a firmette to be signed and sealed by a land surveyor to ensure the house was outside any flood plains if the GIS flood plain overlay touched the property.
     
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  5. fatboy

    fatboy Administrator

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    When we onboarded TRAKiT, our GIS folks were supposed to be able to block out anything that was in the flood way/plain......still working on it. Fortunately, very small portion the jurisdiction.
     
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