Aside from a building permit for your project, if your parcel is located within a designated FEMA mapped area, a separate Flood Hazard Determination is required.
If the structure will be located within the FEMA mapped area, a Flood Development review is also required.
~ The following elevation certificates are required for your project.
1. Construction Drawing:
An elevation certificate is required prior to issuance of your building permit.
2. Building Under Construction:
For construction in flood hazard areas, upon placement of the lowest floor, including basement, and prior to further vertical construction, the building official shall require submission of documentation, prepared and sealed by a registered design professional, of the elevation of the lowest floor, including basement.
3. Finished construction:
Only when all machinery and/or equipment such as furnaces, hot water heaters, heat pumps, air conditioners, and elevators and their associated equipment have been installed and grading around the building is completed.