Glossary of Acronyms

  • BFE - Base Flood Elevation
  • LOMA - Letter of Map Amendment FEMA - Federal Emergency Management Agency
  • NAVD88 - North American Vertical Datum 1988
  • FIRM - Flood Insurance Rate Map
  • NFIP - National Flood Insurance Program
  • FIS - Flood Insurance Study
  • NGVD29 - National Geodetic Vertical Datum 1929
  • SFHA - Special Flood Hazard Area (100 year flood zone)