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Thursday, February 14, 2019   /   by Amy Norris

EC - E what? Elevation Certificate (nothing to do with elevators)

EC - E what?  Elevation Certificate (nothing to do with elevators: )  What is it and why might you need one?  An Elevation Certificate is an important tool that documents your building’s elevation. This Fact Sheet provides valuable information for homeowners about elevation certificates and flood insurance. This link explains why your insurance company may require you to have one.  They previous owner, insurance company, county, builder or city may have an older one.  Otherwise, either the Buyer or Seller may need to get a new one from a land surveyor.  It is usually in the best interests of the Buyer to have a new land survey and elevation certificate done ordered at the same time for a cost savings and most up to date info.  https://www.fema.gov/media-library/assets/documents/32330
https://www.fema.gov/media-library/assets/documents/32330 ...

  #floodmap, #cityofgulfshores, #gulfshores, #newfloodmaps, #newhomesgulfshores, #amynorristeam, #fema, fema, elevationcertificate, insurance

Friday, February 8, 2019   /   by Amy Norris

COBRA isn't a snake.. What is CRBA? Can you still get Flood Insurance?

COBRA for insurance doesn't usually refer to snakes :) What is CRBA?  Can you still get Flood Insurance?  The answer is most likely: YES - through private companies.

The Coastal Barrier Resources Act (CBRA) protects coastal areas that serve as barriers against wind and tidal forces caused by coastal storms, and serve as habitat for aquatic species. This fact sheet outlines the responsibilities and restrictions that various programs within FEMA have under CBRA. (see links below & contact your insurance agent for quotes or more info)


• The official CBRS maps may be downloaded on the USFWS website at https://fws.gov/ cbra/maps/index.html
• The most up-to-date CBRS boundaries can be found via the USFWS’s online CBRS Mapper tool (Figure 2) at https://fws.gov/cbra/maps/ Mapper.html
• Although CBRS boundaries will be removed from the National Flood Hazard Layer (NFHL), . ...

  #cbra, #cobra, #floodmap, #newfloodmaps, #cityofgulfshores, #fema, #gulfshores, #fortmorgan

Monday, December 10, 2018   /   by Amy Norris

City of Gulf Shores INTERACTIVE MAP ZONING, COASTAL CONSTRUCTION LINE, L&O Line, FLOOD MAP, Parcel info and city limits

City of Gulf Shores INTERACTIVE MAP ZONING, ETC.  ZONING, COASTAL CONSTRUCTION LINE,  L&O Line, FLOOD MAP,  Parcel info and city limits.  Just click on link and add the layer or description you are looking for and contact anyone at the AmyNorrisTeam.com for any questions or properties you are interested in....no pressure, just answers as your Gulf Shores resource.

  #floodmap, #newhomesgulfshores, #cccl, #cityofgulfshores, #newfloodmaps, #amynorristeam

Saturday, January 6, 2018   /   by Amy Norris

Orange Beach - Wanting to Buy a Rental in Orange Beach!? Read this FIRST! Moratorium on short-term rentals

Moratorium on short-term rentals in place; city staff submits recommendation on vacation rental limits in single-family residential areas
January 6, 2018

At a special-called meeting of the Orange Beach City Council on Dec. 15, 2017, the council voted unanimously, 5-0, with Councilman Jeff Silvers absent, to establish a temporary moratorium on short-term rental licenses in residential neighborhoods.
The Ordinance reads as follows:
ORDINANCE NO. 2017-1276
1. Orange Beach is a resort island community that attracts thousands of visitors each year. Tourism is an important part of the local economy, including vacation rentals at hotels, condominiums, and increasingly, in residential neighborhoods.
2. The City has heretofore adopted al ...

  #cityoforangebeachrentallicense, #moratoriumonshorttermrentals, #orangebeachrentals

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