“The National Flood Insurance Program’s (NFIP) Community Rating System (CRS) is a voluntary incentive program that recognizes and encourages community floodplain management activities that exceed the minimum NFIP requirements.”

Check out more info about the CRS at FEMA.gov. As a result, flood insurance premium rates are discounted to reflect the reduced flood risk resulting from the community actions meeting the three goals of the CRS: 1. Reduce flood damage to insurable property;2. Strengthen… Be sure to attend tonight’s meeting which includes Understanding New FEMA […]

City’s Community Rating System (CRS) Continues to Save Citizens 15% on Flood Insurance

The City’s Community Rating System Coordinator, Ms. Whitney McNamara, recently sent the above letter to all homeowners living in flood prone areas of our City.  The CRS is a national program and almost all of the cities in Hampton Roads are participants.  One of the requirements of the program is civic engagement.  The outreach letter […]

Starting May 1 2019 all new & renewal flood policies should reflect a 15% discount thanks to VB joining CRS! Wooo hooo!

CRS ? Community Rating System is: The National Flood Insurance Program’s (NFIP) Community Rating System (CRS) is a voluntary incentive program that recognizes and encourages community floodplain management activities that exceed the minimum NFIP requirements. You may recall we’ve been lobbying for it since 2014. An article on our website here. You may also have […]

We’ve added a new area to our HOT page entitled Flood Mitigation

Inspired by a great presentation at tonight’s meeting by Mike Vernon of Flood Mitigation Hampton Roads. Be sure to check out the new section over at SDCC.info/HOT. The new info is shown below: Flood Mitigation You’ll be seeing a lot more information in this space in the coming weeks. (Posted April 27th ’15) Here’s a […]

SAVE THE DATE – Monday March 30th @7:30pm – City Presentation on CRS Flood Program

With the recent talk of property tax rate increases, wouldn’t it be amazing if the City could join a program that reduces insurance premiums for residents in Flood Zones? On Monday March 30th at 7:30pm, Mr. Clay Bernick – Administrator City of Virginia Beach Environment and Sustainability Office, will be attending the SDCC general meeting to discuss […]