Flood Hazard Mapping FAQs

The following information has been provided by the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA).  For a copy of the information, please click here.

For any questions concerning flood hazard mapping or LOMAs, please contact FEMA Map Information exchange's toll-free information line at 1-877-FEMA MAP (1-877-336-2627).

More information is available online at:  http://www.fema.gov/plan/prevent/fhm/fq_genhm.shtm.

What factors determine flood insurance premiums?

How can I purchase flood insurance?

Will LOMAs issued under the Old Map be valid under the New Map?

How can I request a LOMA?

What is the NFIP?

Is there any recourse if I do not agree with the new map?

What if a Structure is Shown in a Different Flood Zone on the New Map?

What Happens After the Appeal Period?

What is an appeal?

What is a Protest?

How do I find out if a structure or property is located in the Special Flood Hazard Area?

Why are the maps being updated?

What is a FIRM?

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