G273: Managing Floodplain Development Through the National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP)
Sponsored by FEMA Region II, the Association of State Floodplain Managers (ASFPM), New Jersey Association for Floodplain Management (NJAFM) , New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection (NJDEP), & the Bergen County Office of Emergency Management
This is the field deployed version of the FEMA Emergency Management Institute (EMI) E273 course. This course is designed to provide an organized training opportunity for local officials responsible for administering their local floodplain management ordinance. The course will focus on the NFIP and concepts of floodplain management, maps and studies, ordinance administration, and the relationship between floodplain management and flood insurance.
Local officials responsible for administering local floodplain management ordinances, including but not limited to floodplain management administrators, building inspectors, code enforcement/zoning officers, planners, city/county managers, attorneys, engineers, and public works officials. Federal/State/regional floodplain managers also are encouraged to attend. The course is designed for those officials with less than 3 years of floodplain management experience.
Prior to the course, participants must complete the:
- FEMA Flood Insurance Rate Map (FIRM) tutorial (30 min).
- FEMA Federal Insurance Studies (FIS) tutorial (40 min).
Resources: Attendees may want to download and review FEMA
Publication 480 “Floodplain Management Requirements: A Study Guide and Desk Reference for Local Officials” prior to the course.
Course: Seating is limited, register early! To register for the course, please complete the online registration. Questions? Contact Craig Wenger, firstname.lastname@example.org, 609-807-9674. Registration deadline is July 17, 2015.
Exam: To register for the CFM Exam, please complete the CFM Exam Application materials and submit with fee to Anita Larson, Certification Coord. at ASFPM 575 D’Onofrio Dr. Ste. 200; Madison, WI 53719. Submit CFM Exam related questions to email@example.com or call 608-828-3000.