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Baldwin County - Alabama

Appeal Brief

ApplicantAlabama Emergency Management Agency
Appeal Type1st
Project Number18
Date Signed2017-05-02T00:00:00
  • Issue
    • The subapplicant appealed the FEMA Region IV denial of funding for elevation of a structure located within the regulatory floodway.
  • Reason for Denial
    • The cost of the elevation was greater than the fair market value (FMV) of the structure, and therefore would be considered a substantial improvement.
    • 44 CFR 9.11(d)(1) prohibits FEMA from funding "new construction or substantial improvement in a floodway".
  • References
    • Substantial Improvement/Substantial Damage Desk Reference, FEMA P-758 (May 2010 ed.)
    • 44 CFR 9.11(d)(1)
Last updated August 16, 2017