Friday, February 8, 2019 / by Amy Norris
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), . ...