The City of Lauderhill participates in the National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP). That allows local insurance agents to sell a NFIP flood insurance policy to homeowners under rules and standard rates set by the federal government. Any house in Lauderhill can be covered by a flood insurance policy. The City is a Class 7 community. This means that everyone in Lauderhill that is currently in a Special Flood Hazard Area (SFHA) is entitled to a 15% discount on their flood insurance premium. Our community number if 120044. Be sure to give that information to your insurance agency to ensure you get your discount. Do to not wait for the next flood to buy insurance. Most of the time there is a waiting period before the policy goes into effect. There are lots of resources available about the Community Rating System (CRS) available. The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) also has a variety of resources available. The City mails out a brochure every year with important flood and emergency information for you.
The City maintains elevation certificates, flood insurance rate maps, and letters of map amendment documents. The new Flood Insurance Rate Maps (FIRMs) have gone into effect as of August 18, 2014. The map below will allow you to locate your property and collect some information regarding your flood insurance and whether you are still required to carry flood insurance. Please call the Engineering Department at (954) 730-2960 to determine if the city has an elevation certificates or Letter of Map Amendment (LOMAs) on file for your property. Contact Danyl Noel at (954) 730-3055 to request a Flood Determination Letter or any additional questions regarding flood insurance or the National Flood Insurance Program Email Danyl. You are now able to download your elevation certificate directly from the website as well.
NOTE: This map reflects the flood zones for your property before and after August 18, 2014.
DIRECTIONS TO SEE FLOOD INFORMATION:
STEP 1: Type in your address and zip code in the Find Address box in the upper right hand corner. (Example: 2101 NW 49 AVE, 33313).
STEP 2: Once the pop up box designating your address appears, click on the map where the tip of the arrow shows.
STEP 3: A new pop up window will appear showing the old and new flood information for your property.
DIRECTIONS TO DOWNLOAD ELEVATION CERTIFICATE:
STEP 1: Type in your address and zip code in the Find Address box in the upper right hand corner. (Example: 2101 NW 49 AVE, 33313)
STEP 2: Once the map zooms into the address, click on the red star on top of the building to bring up the Elevation Certificate dialog box.
STEP 3: Click on More Info to see the certificate. Download or print as desired.