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  • Floodplain Manager’s Notebook January 2017

    Date: January 2017

    Author: Quinn, Rebecca

    Publisher: Association of State Floodplain Managers

    Summary: International Codes and inspections for buildings in flood hazard areas require submission of elevation certifications. Along with design certifications (Zone V, engineered openings, dry floodproofing), elevation certificates must be accessible and retained as permanent records.

    Keywords: Building laws, Inspection, Elevation certificate, Design certificate


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  • Floodplain Manager’s Notebook July 2018

    Date: July 2018

    Author: Quinn, Rebecca

    Publisher: Association of State Floodplain Managers

    Summary: When local regulations don’t have specific provisions, evaluating placement of fill that might adversely impact drainage may take some interpretation of the intent that regulations are intended to minimize losses due to flooding. Helping community inspectors and other staff to better understand floodplain management can improve enforcement and reduce liability.

    Keywords: Fill, Enforcement, Drainage, Inspections, Liability for flood damages


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  • Floodplain Manager’s Notebook September 2010

    Date: September 2010

    Author: Quinn, Rebecca

    Publisher: Association of State Floodplain Managers

    Summary: How property maintenance inspections and requirements for unsafe buildings can work together with SI/SD, limitations on use of the "exclusion" of certain costs, and explaining why demolition followed by building new should be considered more often..

    Keywords: Building laws, Unsafe buildings, Wrecking, SI/SD


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