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Floodplain Administrator "Virtual" Workshop (VT-NCFPA101)

The North Carolina Division of Emergency Management Floodplain Management staff will provide virtual training that is geared towards local government employees responsible for floodplain management but who have little or no training and formal education in the field of floodplain management and/or the National Flood Insurance Program. 

 Workshop topics include the basic information any individual new to the position may need to effectively perform their floodplain administrative duties. Topics are a basic introduction to the field describing the Duties of a Floodplain Administrator, Preparing for a Community Assistance Visit (CAV), Available Training for FPAs, Basic Insurance Information, How to Access the New Flood Risk Information System (FRIS), Building Codes – How they contrast and compare with NFIP regulations and The Basic Tie-ins with Mitigation Planning & Projects Involving Floodplain Management.

This training will be conducted in the virtual setting.

Date(s)  Wed. Apr 28, 2021 8:30 AM - 12:30PM 
Location Online Delivery
See Offering Specific Information for details, OTHER NC 
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Handicap Accessibility Yes
WiFi Access  
Offered By North Carolina Division of Emergency Management 
Primary Instructor Foxx, Terry 
Additional Instructors Fuller, Stacey 
Garrett, Stephen E.   
Course Length 1/2 day 
Course Hours
Maximum Participants 150
# Open Seats 80
# on Wait List 0

Offering Specific Information

The first of a series of FPA 101 virtual courses will be held on April 28, 2021 from 8:30 AM – 12:30PM.

Additional virtual FPA 101 classes will be offered on May 26,2021 and June 23,2021

Summer Workshops will begin on  August 25,2021, September 22, 2021 and October 27, 2021 and those will be added to the calendar once we have the agenda topics finalized. We plan to take the month of July, November and December off.

Terry Foxx, Steve Garrett and Stacey Fuller will serve as instructors for this session

The following topics will be covered in detail:

Welcome & Introductions

Objectives and Overview of the NFIP

Terms and Definitions

Basic Duties of the Floodplain Administrator

  • Permitting – How to Get it Right
  • Inspections – Who, What, Why & When
  • Violations and Enforcement – What Are Your Choices
  • Variances – Don’t Issue Them Unless it is Absolutely Necessary

NC General Statute 160D Legislation - Review & Discussion

  • How Does it Apply to our Model Ordinance?

Final Questions and Wrap-Up

If you have questions please contact Terry Foxx for information @ 828-228-8526 or   |   |  HelpDesk: 919-825-2574   |  Email TERMS Helpdesk