How to Read an Elevation Certificate (part 2)

How to Read an Elevation Certificate (part 2)

Part 2 An Elevation Certificate (EC) contains a wealth of information regarding a property and its risk of being flooded. The EC is performed by a Professional Land Surveyor or Engineer. This article further discusses the second half of the EC, please refer to the...
How Do I Read An Elevation Certificate? Part 1

How Do I Read An Elevation Certificate? Part 1

Part 1 An Elevation Certificate (EC) contains a wealth of information regarding a property and its risk of being flooded. The EC is the form provided by the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) to determine the risk of flooding. The EC consists of 4 pages. Pages...
How to Read a FIRM Map

How to Read a FIRM Map

A Flood Insurance Rate Map (FIRM) can be an invaluable asset when looking for information regarding the location of flood zones. These maps depict and show where the water sources in a community are located, along with where it is projected that the water will go in...
What is a FIRM? Pt 2

What is a FIRM? Pt 2

Part 2 FIRM is an acronym for Flood Insurance Rate Map. In Part 1 we discussed Physical Features, Legends and Benchmarks. Next we will explore 3 more areas to be familiar with: Special Flood Hazard Areas (SFHA), Base Flood Elevation (BFE), and Community Information....
What is a FIRM? Pt 1

What is a FIRM? Pt 1

Part 1 of 2 FIRM is an acronym for Flood Insurance Rate Map. A FIRM is used by a multitude of professions who can benefit from the information that the map provides. Those who use FIRMs include professional Land Surveyors, Engineers, Insurance Agents, Community...

What Does an Elevation Certificate Cost

The purpose of the Elevation Certificate is to determine if a property is in the flood zone or is at risk of flooding. Professional Land Surveyors and Engineers are able to provide the services needed to complete an Elevation Certificate (EC). The cost for these...