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Flood Insurance Rate Maps, Elevation Certificates, and Letters of Map Change
October 19 @ 1:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Presenter: Brad Wenskoski, CFM, NYS Department of Environmental Conservation
Certified Floodplain Manager, ASFPM: 2 credits
Code Credit, New York State Department of State: 2 hours
Professional Engineer, Practicing Institute of Engineering: 2 hours (Uncertain at this time)
Free for NYSFSMA members who are New York State Code officials with a student training ID.
All Non-Members of NYSFSMA:$75
An introduction to the FEMA mapping resources developed to support the implementation of the National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP). Topics include how to use the various types of Flood Insurance Rate Maps, such as the older paper maps, more recent digital maps, and the National Flood Hazard Layer, as well as provide an overview of resources available to access these maps. The course will emphasize the local Floodplain Administrator’s role in and responsibilities for permitting NFIP compliant development by utilizing the Flood Insurance Rate Maps, making floodplain determinations, and reviewing elevation certificates. This course also goes into depth about the Letter of Map Chance (LOMC) process that is used to revise the FIRM.