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What is an Elevation Certificate?

The National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP) Elevation Certificate (EC) is an administrative tool of the NFIP which is used to provide elevation information necessary to ensure compliance with community floodplain management ordinances, determine the proper insurance premium rate or support a request for a Letter of Map Amendment (LOMA).

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What is the purpose of an Elevation Certificate?

Elevation Certificates are primarily used for obtaining Flood Insurance or Building Permits.