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Elevation Certificates: Quick Bites





Demonstrating the Elevation Certificate


Video that demonstrates building diagrams on the Elevation Certificate using a toy house. By Steve Samuelson, Kansas Department of Agriculture. 
Video Length: 11 Minutes


Everything You Need to Know About Elevation Certificates


Elevation Certificates for homeowners. By Central NYC Neighborhoods.
Video Length: 4 Minutes

 

ELEVATION CERTIFICATES: Deep Dives




Elevation Certificates Made Easy

Elevation Certificate Overview. Interactive web-based independent study course from FEMA’s Emergency Management Institute (Course IS 1105.A) provides a basic overview of the FEMA Elevation Certificate for multiple audiences.
Course length: 2 hours 

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Elevation Certificate for Surveyors

Interactive web-based independent study course from FEMA’s Emergency Management Institute (Course IS-1103.A) on how to accurately and thoroughly complete the EC. Primary audience: Land surveyors. Secondary audience: Floodplain management professionals.
Course length: 2 hours

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The Theory of Elevation Rating

Interactive web-based independent study course from FEMA’s Emergency Management Institute (Course IS 1102) guides insurance professionals through the steps to properly determine the Lowest Floor Elevation for Post-FIRM buildings based on information on the FEMA Elevation Certificate. Primary audience: Property and casualty insurance agents.
Course length: 2 hours 

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CRS Elevation Certificate training videos

A series of 8 videos about accurate completion of Elevation Certificates (ECs), with emphasis on fields verified during Community Rating System (CRS) review of ECs. The videos describe each section of the EC, accurate completion of important fields, common errors, and how to correct errors on an EC.
Course length: 100 Minutes 32 Seconds 

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ELEVATION CERTIFICATES Forms




FEMA National Flood Insurance Program Elevation Certificate and Instructions

 

FEMA Elevation Certificate and Instructions

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Elevation Certificates Tools


 

CRS Resources - 300 Series: Public Information

 

Under Activity 310, this site contains tools to help communities with elevation certificate administration, including a checklist to assist with review, a correction form for minor (non-survey) errors, and a record-keeping template.

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ELEVATION CERTIFICATES RESOURCES



Homeowner's Guide to Elevation Certificates
FEMA Fact Sheet: Elevation Certificates: Who Needs Them and Why, FEMA, April 2015. Fact sheet for homeowners about elevation certificates and flood insurance.

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FLOODPLAIN MANAGEMENT BULLETIN ON THE ELEVATION CERTIFICATE
Floodplain Management Bulletin on the Elevation Certificate, FEMA 467-1, May 2004. Supplements the instructions included with the Elevation Certificate. 

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TECHNICAL BULLETIN 1, OPENINGS IN FOUNDATION WALLS AND WALLS OF ENCLOSURE 
Openings in Foundation Walls and Walls of Enclosures, FEMA Technical Bulletin 1, March 2020. Provides guidance on the NFIP regulations concerning requirements for openings in foundation walls and walls of enclosures, which are documented on the Elevation Certificate.

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SLIDES ON ELEVATION CERTIFICATES
Slides for a presentation about completing and using Elevation Certificates. Workshop was developed by Southern Tier Central Regional Planning & Development Board.

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