FEMA Elevation Certificates Updated

FEMA Elevation Certificates Updated

On January 6, 2016, the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) released a memorandum stating that Elevation Certificates (FEMA Form 086-0-33) and Floodproofing Certificates for Non-Residential Structures (FEMA Form 086-0-34)had been updated.

According to the memorandum:

“The Office of Management and Budget (OMB) has approved the collection of information under OMB Number 1660-0008, which includes the Elevation Certificate (FEMA form 086-0-33) and Floodproofing Certificate for Non-Residential Structures (FEMA form 086-0-34). The new expiration date of these forms is November 30, 2018. The updated forms have been reformatted to comply with new Department of Homeland Security requirements. You can access the updated forms on the Bulletin W-16002 Attachments page.”

The updated documents are in Adobe PDF format and can be filled out on your computer before printing.

For your convenience, these documents have been attached to this article and can be downloaded directly from RPLS Today. Click the links below to open the documents in your browser, or right-click on the links then select “Save link as…” or “Save target as…” to save the PDF documents directly to your computer. You will need a PDF reader in order to use these documents.

Download the updated certificates:



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