Elevation Certificates

A written official document providing the relative or Mean Sea Level elevations of either structures or parcels of land in relationship to the current FEMA (Federal Emergency Management Agency) 100-year floodplain or community-provided 100-year floodplain elevation affecting said improvement or parcel of land (where applicable).  Typically used for obtaining rates for flood insurance purposes or determining compliance to the floodplain of structures or parcels of land.