What is an Elevation Certificate:
The National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP) Elevation Certificate (EC) (FEMA form 086-0-33) is an administrative tool of the NFIP which is to be used to provide elevation information necessary to ensure compliance with community floodplain management ordinances, to determine the proper insurance premium rate, or support a request for a Letter of Map Amendment (LOMA) or a Letter of Map Amendment based on fill (LOMR-F).
Existing Elevation Certificates:
The City of Prescott may have a record of the Elevation Certificate for a parcel located in the Designated FEMA Special Flood Hazard Area (FSHA). If you’re requesting a copy of an existing, Elevation Certificate, please submit a Public Records Request. The request must include the parcel and/or address.
Note: FEMA maps were updated March 6, 2018. Any Elevation Certificates older than this date is no longer valid.
New Elevation Certificates:
For any new construction within the Designated FEMA Special Flood Hazard Area (FSHA,) City of Prescott will require a completed Elevation Certificate. For more information on Elevation Certificates, please search for “Elevation Certificate” at www.FEMA.gov.