Check the document to find out when the next workshop is scheduled:
2016 Flood Map Workshops (Aug.-Nov.)
IMPORTANT DATES FOR FLOOD INSURANCE RATE MAPSMPORTANT DATES FOR FLOOD INSURANCE RATE MAPS
Sept. 4, 2016 FEMA will not be processing any Letter of Map Amendments/Changes/Revisions, etc. until after Nov. 4, 2016
Oct. 4, 2016 Flood Insurance must be in force (30 days prior to adoption) by this date to qualify for any reduction/grandfathering considerations for your premium
Nov. 4, 2016 Digital Flood Insurance Rate Maps (D-FIRMS) become effective for unincorporated and incorporated Sarasota County + a Summary of Map Amendments (SOMA) will be issued listing what LOMA’s are revalidated with the new maps; what LOMA’s are still valid pending a review; and a list of those superseded. The maps and SOMA will be available at www.msc.fema.gov
Aug. 2016 Sarasota County will submit physical map revision requests to FEMA for Phillippi Creek and Little Sarasota Bay Watersheds for adoption in 2-3 years
Jan. 2017 Sarasota County will submit physical map revision requests to FEMA for Lemon Bay and Dona Bay Watersheds for adoption in 2-3 years.
Late 2018 Preliminary Coastal Digital Flood Insurance Rate Maps for incorporated and unincorporated Sarasota County drafted by FEMA for public review and comment prior to adoption
Local flood zone and base flood elevation information that is not yet captured on the FEMA map products is available by making a flood zone determination request from the Building Department Floodplain Specialist at 861-5000.