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Flood Insurance Rate Map (FIRM)

Official map of a community on which FEMA has delineated the Special Flood Hazard Areas (SFHAs), the Base Flood Elevations (BFEs) and the risk premium zones applicable to the community.

National Flood Insurance Program Requirements

  • 59.1 - Definition
  • 59.22 (6) - Local Map Repository
  • 59.22 (9) (v) - Community Boundary Updates
  • 64.3 - FIRM Use for Sale of Flood Insurance
  • 65 - Revisions to FIRM
Glossary Section
NFIP - National Flood Insurance Program
Last updated July 8, 2020