Training to Handle Anticipated Increase for Elevation Certificates Under a New Federal Law

The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) and the State Department of Land & Natural Resources (DLNR) will be conducting training on Elevation Certificates at the West Hawai‘i Civic Center, Thursday January 30 in Building A at the Council Conference room.

Registration is online at https://2014‐ec‐

Elevation Certificates (ECs), is now required to determine a structure’s risk under the Biggert-Waters Flood Insurance Reform Act of 2012.

Elevation Certificate

Registration begins at 8:00 AM.  Participants will be introduced to ECs, given examples of application applicable to different types of structures, and how to trouble shoot possible problems.  The workshop ends at 12:30 PM. Parking is free.

For questions about the workshop, please contact the State National Flood Insurance Program, Department of Land and Natural (DLNR) Resources Engineering Division toll free at 974-4000 extension 70281 or 70254.

ECs can be downloaded on the County of Hawai‘i Public Works website at


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