Coastal Barrier Resources System
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All FIRM panel notes, labels, and symbolization associated with CBRS and Otherwise Protected Areas shall conform to the specifications outlined in the FIRM Panel Technical Reference.
All FIRM panel data, notes, labels and symbolization associated with CBRS and Otherwise Protected Areas should be removed from all regulatory products with the exception of the following Note to Users which should be included in all FIRM Panels: Coastal Barrier Resources System areas and otherwise protected areas are no longer shown on these map panels, but still may be present in this community. Current information on these areas are provided by the U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service. NFIP flood insurance is not available within CBRS areas for structures that are built or substantially improved on or after the dates indicated by FWS. Users should reference the most up-to-date information provided by FWS to determine NFIP insurance eligibility. The official maps and additional information regarding CBRS areas are provided on the FWS website at http://www.fws.gov/ecological-services/habitat-conservation/coastal.html.”