What is a LOMC?
A LOMC is a letter which reflects an official revision to an effective NFIP map. LOMCs are issued in place of the physical revision and republication of the effective map.
The City maintains copies of Elevation Certificates for public inspection and insurance rating for many structures located in or adjacent to the floodplain.
Information, Resources and Assistance
The National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP) provides protection for property owners against flood loss while working with communities to develop Floodplain Management programs. Flood Insurance Rate Maps (FIRMs) identify areas of high risk.
Mother nature can be just as fierce as she is gentle. We are reminded of this when an earthquake and terrible tragedy occurred in Haiti, along with the much smaller, but still serious earthquake here in Illinois that hit very close to home. These events left many of us asking the question, “How can our families and our community better prepare in the case of an emergency?”