Post-FIRM

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National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP) Policy Index

Definition/Description

Post-Flood Insurance Rate Map (FIRM) buildings are new construction and those built after the effective date of the first FIRM for a community. Insurance rates for Post-FIRM buildings are dependent on the elevation of the lowest floor in relation to the Base Flood Elevation (BFE).

Guidance

  • IS-9 Managing Floodplain Development Through The National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP) (pages 8-5, 9-10) (PDF 8MB) (entire document)

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09/03/2013 - 18:08