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Existing Construction

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."

National Flood Insurance Program Requirements

  • 59.1 - Definition
Glossary Section
NFIP - National Flood Insurance Program