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  • Floodplain Manager’s Notebook March 2016

    Date: March 2016

    Author: Quinn, Rebecca

    Publisher: Association of State Floodplain Managers

    Summary: Grab bag: new taller foundation doesn't trigger 50%; limitations on below-grade crawlspaces per TB 1; changes to the Floodproofing Certificate; shifting floodway boundaries.

    Keywords: Building laws, Foundation, Substantial improvement, Below-grade crawlspace, Floodproofing Certificate, Floodway


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  • Floodplain Manager’s Notebook March 2019

    Date: March 2019

    Author: Quinn, Rebecca

    Publisher: Association of State Floodplain Managers

    Summary: How do you estimate the value of a manufactured home not attached to a permanent foundation? Should the elevation of electric outlets be recorded on Elevation Certificates (and are they permitted below the BFE)? What’s required when a utility company installs poles in a floodplain or floodway?

    Keywords: Manufactured home, Market Value, Elevation Certificate, Electric outlet, Utility pole, Floodway


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  • Floodplain Manager’s Notebook May 2011

    Date: May 2011

    Author: Quinn, Rebecca

    Publisher: Association of State Floodplain Managers

    Summary: A grab bag of short topics, including whether we regulate below the BFE or below the lowest floor; measuring flood openings with fixed louvers; below-grade crawlspaces; citing FEMA’s Technical Bulletins in regulations; and Substantial Improvement/Substantial Damage in floodways.

    Keywords: Building laws, Lowest floor, Flood opening, Technical Bulletins, Substantial improvement, Floodway


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  • Floodplain Manager’s Notebook May 2016

    Date: May 2016

    Author: Quinn, Rebecca

    Publisher: Association of State Floodplain Managers

    Summary: Floodways: "no rise means NO Rise" and what that means when emergency sandbagging takes places in floodways.

    Keywords: Floodway, No rise, Sandbags, Flood control--Law and legislation


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