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|10/16/2017 - 10/19/2017 |
|L273 Managing Floodplain Development Through the NFIP
|Location: Clearwater, FL
|Time: 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
FEMA Region IV, the Florida Floodplain Managers Association (FFMA), and Pinellas County
Pinellas County Public Works
Building 1, Room A230
22211 US Hwy. 19 North
Clearwater, FL 33765
This course provides an organized training opportunity for local officials responsible for administering their local floodplain management ordinance. The course will focus on the National Flood Insurance Program and concepts of floodplain management, maps and studies, ordinance administration, and the relationship between floodplain management and flood insurance.
Target Audience: Local
officials responsible for administering local floodplain management
ordinances, including but not limited to floodplain management
administrators, building inspectors, code enforcement/zoning officers,
planners, city/county managers, attorneys, engineers, and public works
officials. Federal/State/regional floodplain managers also are
encouraged to attend. The course is designed for those officials with
less than 3 years of floodplain management experience.
- Provide outreach to citizens and officials to help them make informed decisions.
- Using technology available to their communities, determine the flood hazard risk at given sites.
- Apply NFIP floodplain criteria/management regulations.
- Identify appropriate Letters of Map Change (LOMCs) for specific circumstances and describe the LOMC process.
- Explain how building codes relate to floodplain management.
- Identify and assemble a basic floodplain permit.
- Provide technical assistance and creative solutions to mitigate flood hazards.
- Explain basic concepts of flood insurance rating as related to new development and floodplain management.
- Identify legal implications of actions.
- Develop/review and complete an elevation certificate and other certificates needed for floodplain management purposes.
Prerequisites: Participants must complete the following online tutorials:
Suggested Prerequisites: Suggested Additional Pre or Post-course resources:
Resources: Attendees may want to download and review the FEMA Publication 480 "Floodplain Management Requirements: A Study Guide and Desk Reference for Local Officials" prior to the course.
CFM Exam (Optional)
The Certified Floodplain Manager (CFM) Exam will be offered following the course on October 20th. NOTE: The L-273 Course is for enhancement and/or a refresher of the course material only and is not intended to prepare someone to pass the Certified Floodplain Manager (CFM) exam. Exam takers should expect to pass the exam without additional study. Please review the ASFPM CFM Exam Preparation page for more information about how to prepare for the exam. Separate registration and fee required to sit for the CFM exam, which must be submitted to ASFPM no later than two weeks prior to the exam date.
12 CECs for CFMs
$50 FFMA Members
For questions about the course, please contact Lisa Foster at 727-464-8962, firstname.lastname@example.org
Register for the course here. An additional FEMA form (#119-25-1) is required in order to take the class. Complete the form and email it to email@example.com. Seating limited to first 25 paid attendees. Fewer than 20 attendees by September 13, 2017 will result in course cancellation.
Separate registration and fee required to sit for the CFM exam, which must be submitted to ASFPM no later than two weeks prior to the exam date.
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