As part of the Town of Morehead City's participation in the National Flood Insurance Program's (NFIP) Community Rating System (CRS), the Morehead City Planning and Inspections Department, in coordination with consulting firm Amec Foster Wheeler, has recently undertaken an evaluation of areas that have experienced repetitive flood damage.
This analysis included the review of flood data and studies conducted in these locations as well as collection of the following property level data elements:
Building codes/floodplain development regulations exceeding minimum standards
Building permit records (including application and associated records)
Building property value on record (assessed value, replacement value or both)
Historical flood event information (when events occurred, amount of damage to property, etc.)
Land property value on record
Structure and site elevation information (elevation certificate, if available