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Verifying Compliance with Base Flood Elevation (BFE)

Discussion in 'NFIP and FEMA' started by jar546, Aug 11, 2019.

  1. jar546

    jar546 *****istrator

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    How does your community manage permits within the 100 year flood plain?

    If you had a simple electrical service change to a home in a special flood hazard area, how do you verify its elevation for the new installation?
     
  2. tmurray

    tmurray Sawhorse

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    New construction - We measure the geodetic elevations using one of our GPS units.
    Existing construction - We use land contour mapping along with orthography provided by our GIS department and a field visit to verify minimum elevations.
     
  3. north star

    north star Sawhorse

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    Require a current survey with all topo lines
    and associated FEMA documentation.


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