Honolulu, HI asked in Agricultural Law for Hawaii

Q: Hello how can I prove my agriculture structure is out of the flood plain near a stream based on its height? Thank you

The structure is elevated but close to a stream. I know there are provisions for this but I can't seem to find the information I need.

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Tim Akpinar
Tim Akpinar
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A: This question generally arises in connection with flood insurance. A starting point could be to coordinate with your insurance carrier what their requirements include. This could involve an elevation survey, but before making that expenditure, learn what the requirements of your insurance carrier are. FEMA might also have resources on this topic in connection with the National Flood Insurance Program. Good luck

Tim Akpinar

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