Brazoria County FEMA FIRM Update
Department of Homeland Security’s Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) has released public Notification concerning appeal process in order to object to the information presented in the Preliminary Flood Insurance Rate Map (FIRM) and Flood Insurance Study (FIS) report. According to the notification, 90 day appeal period has begun on February 27, 2019 and will end on May 28, 2019.
The following FEMA Region 6 link is intended to help users understand how the recently released Preliminary FIRM is different from the current effective FIRM: http://maps.riskmap6.com/TX/Brazoria/
In addition, digital version of current effective FIRM as well as Pre-FIRM and FIS are available at FEMA’s Map Service Center at https://msc.fema.gov/portal/advanceSearch. Please click here for frequently asked questions and step by step process to use FEMA’s Map Service Center.
Appeal and Application Form
The City of Pearland would like to encourage the residents of the City to go online to review the updated FEMA FIRM via http://maps.riskmap6.com/TX/Brazoria/ and appeal applicable anomalies to FEMA for correction. As a floodplain administrator, the City would like to facilitate the appeal process for the residents of Pearland. Please complete the Brazoria County Preliminary Flood Insurance Rate Map Appeals & Comment Application and email the completed document with supporting documents to firstname.lastname@example.org or mail the appeal/comment to 3519 Liberty Drive, Pearland, Texas 77581. Please note that appeals and comments are subject to the data requirements outlined (see appeals and comments section below) by FEMA and must be submitted to the City within designated “90-day appeal period”.
Please see below for the due date for Appeal/comment form and submittal to FEMA by the City
|Submittal||comment due from resident||FEMA Submittal by the City|
|Submittal 1||March 21, 2019||March 28, 2019|
|Submittal 2||April 18, 2019||April 26, 2019|
|Submittal 3||May 17, 2019||May 24, 2019|
Information and Outreach
Appeals and Comments: Required support data and Documentation for Property Owners
Appeal and Comments: Information for Property Owners
Preliminary Floodplain Map:
Preliminary Flood Insurance Study:
FEMA Letter to the City: Appeal Period