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  • Floodplain Manager’s Notebook January 2014

    Date: January 2014

    Author: Quinn, Rebecca

    Publisher: Association of State Floodplain Managers

    Summary: Focusing on existing buildings to reduce risk and exposure to flood damage in the face of rising flood insurance rates, specifically elevated and older homes that are elevated on nonconforming crawlspaces through retrofit (flood openings, below-grade, and relocate equipment).

    Keywords: Flood damage prevention, Existing buildings, Buildings--Retrofitting, Dwellings--Flood damage


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  • Floodplain Manager’s Notebook January 2015

    Date: January 2015

    Author: Quinn, Rebecca Leatherbee, Tom

    Publisher: Association of State Floodplain Managers

    Summary: Advice from the field -- handling dilapidated buildings under the substantial improvement/substantial damage rules, especially determining "pre-damage" market value and the definition exclusion for costs to correct existing (cited) violations.

    Keywords: Dwellings--Flood damage, Substantial improvement, Substantial damage, Property maintenance, Building laws


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  • Floodplain Manager’s Notebook July 2011

    Date: July 2011

    Author: Quinn, Rebecca

    Publisher: Association of State Floodplain Managers

    Summary: Handling additions to existing buildings results in more questions than just about any other aspect of floodplain management. FEMA P-758 covers the topic thoroughly. The Florida State Floodplain Management Office developed a guide and flow chart to help users figure out which rules apply.

    Keywords: Building laws, Existing buildings, Buildings--Additions


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  • Floodplain Manager’s Notebook November 2020

    Date: November 2020

    Author: Quinn, Rebecca

    Publisher: Association of State Floodplain Managers

    Summary: Understanding the difference between Base Flood Elevation and Design Flood Elevation. Eliminating the “36-inch option” for replacement manufactured homes in existing parks and subdivisions. The Market Value Supplement takes on the FEMA requirement to not consider use and occupancy when determining market value.

    Keywords: Floodplain management, Base flood elevation, Design flood elevation, Freeboard, Manufactured home, Market Value, Actual cash value


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