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Open House Presentations

February 17, 2015 

FEMA 90-day appeal period

Appeal period is closed

  • Appeal Period began July 16, 2015 and closed October 13, 2015.

Review FEMA’s preliminary maps (View Linn and Benton County)

Letter of Final Determination

June 8, 2016

  • Letter says appeals have been processed and the final Flood maps will become effective on December 8, 2016.
  • Letter attachment includes a final list of LOMAs or LOMR-Fs that have been revalidated or superseded.

Effective date of Maps

December 8, 2016

  • Lenders may notify you of new insurance-related requirements after maps are effective.

Control Insurance Costs

  • Work with a qualified agent
  • Consider completing an Elevation Certificate

Elevation Certificates

Limited time offer closed on June 8, 2016.

Albany City Council authorized $100,000 in City-funded Elevation Certificates for property owners facing potentially negative financial impacts as a result of FEMA’s new floodplain maps.  These Elevation Certificates are available for properties with homes or businesses being newly mapped into the floodplain or where the new maps show increases in the depths of flooding at the home.  An initial screening identified qualified property owners. This offer sunset when Letter of Final Determination was received by the city on June 8, 2016.


Contact Melissa Anderson, at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or by calling 541-704-2319.