Elevation Certificates

Elevation Certificate

An elevation certificate is a document that lists a building's location, lowest point of elevation, flood zone and other characteristics, according to the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA). It is used to enforce local building ordinances and to help determine flood insurance rates.  Used for community floodplain management compliance, determining proper flood insurance rates, and supporting requests for Letter of Map Amendment (LOMA) and Letter of Map Revision (LOMR).