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National Flood Insurance Program Elevation Certificate and Instructions

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The National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP) Elevation Certificate (EC) (FEMA form 086-0-33) is an administrative tool of the NFIP which is to be used to provide elevation information necessary to ensure compliance with community floodplain management ordinances, to determine the proper insurance premium rate, or support a request for a Letter of Map Amendment (LOMA) or a Letter of Map Amendment based on fill (LOMR-F).

This document is referenced in the NFIP Flood Insurance Manual (Special Certifications Section). This form is fillable and can be completed in either Adobe Acrobat Pro or Adobe Reader and saved.

Note: Completing Section B of the Elevation Certificate (Item B12) requires up-to-date information on Coastal Barrier Resources System (CBRS)  boundaries and prohibition dates. Those shown on Flood Insurance Rate Maps are for information purposes only. For the most current and best available CBRS maps and boundary data, please go to the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (FWS) CBRS Mapper. The FWS website also provides additional information regarding CBRA property determinations.

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Icon for file of type application/pdfElevation Certificate and Instructions
2.71MDecember 1, 2016
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2.91MDecember 1, 2016