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Certain activities (e.g., floodproofing design, V-Zone construction design, survey of building elevations, hydrologic and hydraulic analyses, survey and topographic data) require certification by a licensed professional architect, engineer, surveyor, or the community floodplain administrator.

National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP) Requirement

  • 60.3 - Flood plain management criteria for flood-prone areas
    • (b) (5) - Elevation Data
    • (c) (4) - Floodproofing Certification
    • (c) (5) - Floodproofing Certification
    • (d) (3) - Floodway Eencroachment Review and No-rise Certification
    • (e) (2) - Elevation Data
    • (e) (4) - Zone V Certification
    • (e) (5) - Zone V Certification

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Supplemental Information for Certifications

The NFIP regulations require certifications for specific floodplain management standards and for data submitted in support of map revisions.

The following mapping regulations reference certification of specific types of data:

  • 65.2 (b) - Definitions
  • 65.5 (c) - SFHA Revisions Without BFE Revisions
  • 65.6 (f) - Revision of BFE Determinationst
  • 65.7 (d) - Floodway Revisions
  • 65.10 (e) - Levees
  • 65.13 (f) - Alluvial Fan Revisions
  • 65.14 (e) (1) (iii) - Certification by a Federal Agency that a Flood Control System Provides Less Than Bas Flood Protection
  • 65.14 (e) (2) (iv) - Annual Certification of a Flood Control Restoration Zone by a Sponsoring Federal Agency
  • 65.14 (g) - Certification that a Flood Control Protection System is Restorable to a Base Flood Level of Protection
  • 65.14 (h) (2) - Certification by a Federal Agency of a Restored Flood Protection System
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07/24/2014 - 16:00
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