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  • Floodplain Manager’s Notebook March 2018

    Date: March 2018

    Author: Quinn, Rebecca

    Publisher: Association of State Floodplain Managers

    Summary: Freeboard - is it for protection or for show?

    Keywords: Freeboard


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  • Floodplain Manager’s Notebook May 2010

    Date: May 2010

    Author: Quinn, Rebecca

    Publisher: Association of State Floodplain Managers

    Summary: Highlighting some differences between the NFIP minimums and ASCE 24, the standard referenced by the Internationbal Codes, including freeboard, engineered openings, and requirements for fill, Coastal A Zone, Zone V foundations, and dry floodproofing.

    Keywords: Flood damage prevention, ASCE 24, Freeboard, Engineered openings, Fill, Coastal A Zone, Foundation, Dry floodproofing


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  • Floodplain Manager’s Notebook May 2015

    Date: May 2015

    Author: Quinn, Rebecca

    Publisher: Association of State Floodplain Managers

    Summary: Building codes have requirements for buildings in flood zones -- a fact not often known by floodplain managers (and some building officials!). Advice on coordinating and a cautionary tale of liability with that doesn't happen. Highlighting how the 2015 International Codes exceed NFIP minimums (freeboard, Coastal A Zone; critical facilites).

    Keywords: Building laws, Liability for flood damages, Freeboard, Coastal A Zone, Critical facility, National Flood Insurance Program


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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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  • Floodplain Manager’s Notebook September 2020

    Date: September 2020

    Author: Quinn, Rebecca

    Publisher: Association of State Floodplain Managers

    Summary: An update on NFIP flood insurance costs and savings based on freeboard, comparing 2001 to 2020. Can we accommodate industry advances for toilets design to “flush up”? Changing trends in determining market value and introducing the Market Value Supplement which describes proper use of the adjusted assessment method.

    Keywords: Prefabricated houses, Market Value, Actual cash value, Adjusted assessment method


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