How long is an Elevation Certificate Good For?

How long is an Elevation Certificate Good For?

An Elevation Certificate (EC) doesn’t have an expiration date per say, but there are some factors that do play a role in determining if an EC is still “good”. First thing to keep in mind is to consider if the FIRM been updated? The Flood Insurance Rate Maps (FIRM) are...

Does An Elevation Certificate Expire?

An Elevation Certificate, otherwise known as an EC doesn’t have an expiration date, but there are some factors that do play a role in determining if an Elevation Certificate is still “good”. Has the FIRM been updated? The Flood Insurance Rate Maps (FIRM) are updated...

How To Read An Elevation Certificate Part 2

An Elevation Certificate (EC) contains a wealth of information regarding a property and its risk of being flooded. The EC is performed by a Professional Land Surveyor or Engineer. This article further discusses the second half of the EC, please refer to the image...
What Is A Topographic Survey?

What Is A Topographic Survey?

We live in a 3 dimensional world. Yet when a property survey is made, the results are shown via a 2 dimensional product – good ole paper and ink. A Topographical Survey is a 2-D representation of what is happening in the real world (3-D). The characteristics of...
FEMA LOMA Approval – How Long Does It take?

FEMA LOMA Approval – How Long Does It take?

When a licensed Professional Land Surveyor or Engineer are hired to perform an Elevation Certificate (EC), they are providing data which will determine if the structure located on the lot is at risk of flooding. If the EC results are favorable and the structure is...