Is Your Building Site Higher than the BFE?

If your land is shown on the map as “in” the Special Flood Hazard Area (SFHA), but your building site is higher than the Base Flood Elevation (BFE) you might want to get a Florida licensed professional surveyor to complete a FEMA Elevation Certificate, which helps reduce the cost of your flood insurance.

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1. What is Floodplain Management?
2. Why Do We Regulate the Floodplain?
3. What is the National Flood Insurance Program?
4. Is Your Building Site Higher than the BFE?
5. Is it easy and low-cost to provide some flood protection for older homes
6. What About Disaster Grants and Loans?
7. What Are the Common Acronyms?