Don't agree with the new flood maps that were revealed last fall? Now's your chance to say so.
Monday, May 7, 2012
The Georgia Environmental Protection Division (EPD) and the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) have officially begun the 90-day appeal process for the preliminary updated, digital flood hazard maps which were released in October 2011. This appeal process ends August 1. The maps show the extent to which areas throughout Roswell are at risk for flooding. Used to help determine flood insurance and building requirements, the new maps will replace maps that are up to 13 years old. These proposed flood hazard determinations, if finalized, will become the basis for the floodplain management measures that the city must adopt to remain qualified for participation in the National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP). The city of Roswell has …
Insurance and real estate professionals are invited to learn more about North Fulton flood maps on Tuesday, Jan. 31.
Monday, January 23, 2012
Roswell will host a workshop for insurance and real estate professionals next week in conjunction with Alpharetta and the National Flood Insurance Program. Georgia Environmental Protection Division (EPD) and the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) have released new preliminary flood hazard maps. While the new maps will not become effective for another 10 months, it is important for insurance and real estate professionals to understand the effects that these map changes have on flood insurance requirements and what options are available for their clients. Next week's workshop will allow professionals to become better informed so they can better serve clients. Topics to be included in the workshop: grandfathering old policies, map …