Existing Construction

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Definition/Description

For the purposes of determining flood insurance rates, structures for which the "start of construction" commenced before the effective date of the Flood Insurance Rate Map (FIRM) or before January 1, 1975, for FIRMs effective before that date. "Existing construction" may also be referred to as "existing structures."

NFIP Requirement

59.1 - Definition

Related Keywords

Development
Elevation
New Construction
Permit for Floodplain Development
Start of Construction

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07/24/2014 - 16:00
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