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Restoration Policy, Planning, & Partnering (CSP3133)

E361 Multi-Hazard Emergency Planning for Schools

L102 Science of Disaster

L101 Foundations of Emergency Management

E284 Advanced Floodplain Management Concepts III

8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
L278 National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP) / Community Rating System (CRS)


7/17/2017 - 7/20/2017 
L273 Managing Floodplain Development Through the NFIP
Location:  Pittsburgh, PA
FEMA & Pennsylvania Construction Codes Academy

Pittsburgh Police & Fire Training Academy
1395 Washington Blvd.
Pittsburgh, PA 15206

This course provides an organized training opportunity for local officials responsible for administering their local floodplain management ordinance. The course will focus on the National Flood Insurance Program and concepts of floodplain management, maps and studies, ordinance administration, and the relationship between floodplain management and flood insurance.

  • Provide outreach to citizens and officials to help them make informed decisions.
  • Using technology available to their communities, determine the flood hazard risk at given sites.
  • Apply NFIP floodplain criteria/management regulations.
  • Identify appropriate Letters of Map Change (LOMCs) for specific circumstances and describe the LOMC process.
  • Explain how building codes relate to floodplain management.
  • Identify and assemble a basic floodplain permit.
  • Provide technical assistance and creative solutions to mitigate flood hazards.
  • Explain basic concepts of flood insurance rating as related to new development and floodplain management.
  • Identify legal implications of actions.
  • Develop/review and complete an elevation certificate and other certificates needed for floodplain management purposes.
Target Audience: 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.

Prerequisites: Participants must complete the following online tutorials:

Suggested Prerequisites: Suggested Additional Pre or Post-course resources:

Resources: Attendees may want to download and review the FEMA Publication 480 "Floodplain Management Requirements: A Study Guide and Desk Reference for Local Officials" prior to the course.

CECs: 12 CECs for CFMs
24 Uniform Construction Code credit hours

$100 registration

Cancellations must be received in writing by faxing to (717) 236-9493 or sending an email to Refunds will be determined by the date of the fax or email. A cancellation received less than 10 business days of the session you are registered for, is subject to a $20 processing fee for refunds. Those who cancel within 2 business days of the session date or do not attend, forfeit the full registration fee and if unpaid, will be invoiced. Credit toward future PCCA courses may be accepted upon approval from the PCCA administrator; substitutions may be accepted.

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