ABSTRACT

FEMA: Answers to Questions About Substantially Damaged Buildings   [open pdf - 3MB]

"The enforcement of the substantial improvement requirement as defined in the NFIP [National Flood Insurance Program] regulations (44 Code of Federal Regulations, 59.1) frequently becomes a major concern for local officials after a community has experienced serious damages as a result of a flood or other disaster. In particular, many questions are asked by community officials concerning permits issued for the repair of damaged structures. The purpose of this document is to answer many of the questions regarding FEMA [Federal Emergency Management Agency] regulations and policy on substantial improvement as it applies to damaged structures."

Report Number:
FEMA-213
Publisher:
Date:
1991-03
Copyright:
Public Domain
Retrieved From:
Federal Emergency Management Agency: http://www.fema.gov/
Format:
pdf
Media Type:
application/pdf
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